One of the most fabulous things about living in Orange County are all the fabulous resources available – like the Childhood Language Center of Orange County.

childhood language center of orange countyIf you don’t already know, the Childhood Language Center of Orange County is a private, non-profit speech and language agency in Santa Ana that serves children in need of speech language &. or hearing services at absolutely NO cost to participating families. Not only are their services totally & completely FREE, but since the Childhood Language Center of Orange County doesn’t receive any funding from state or federal agencies, the children (& the parents) they serve do not need to have a prior diagnosis or IEP in order to receive services.

If you have a child who is currently in need of speech, language &/ or hearing services (whether they are in preschoolhigh school) the Childhood Language Center of Orange County is currently accepting new clients & have open spaces for evaluations. If you have any questions about the Childhood Language Center of Orange County, or would like to schedule an evaluation, the center is open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1-5pm & may be reached at (714)972-2646.

Childhood Language Center of Orange County

The Childhood Language Center of Orange County (CLCOC) is a charitable non-profit speech and language therapy center, a program sponsored by the Scottish Rite of Santa Ana. They provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to children ages three through 21 who have speech, language and/or hearing needs, at no cost to families.

What is the CLCOC?
-an outreach program of the California Scottish Rite Foundation
-a fun place to learn through play and evidence based therapy with licensed Speech Language Pathologists and Speech Language Pathology Assistants
-a family-focused environment where children increase their communication skills and build self-confidence
What services are provided?
-Complete speech and language diagnostic evaluations from age 3
-Individual or small group speech and language therapy services
-Parent Education
Who makes referrals?
-the CLCOC receives referrals from many sources, including parents, schools, agencies, health professionals, and other centers.
How do you enroll a child at CLCOC?
-Call the CLCOC at (714) 972-2646
-The Center Director will return your call. If needed, an evaluation will be scheduled within 6 weeks.
-You will be asked to complete and return some forms and to provice any relevant reports compiled by other professionals
-If appropriate, your child will be scheduled for therapy or placed on the wait list
-Therapy sessions are once per week, 45 minutes per session. The CLCOC is open year round, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1:00-5:00.
xoxo, K