Speech-Language Therapy in NC offers a variety of settings and specialties, however, with the opening of HorseTalk Hippotherapy in New Hampshire, the field of speech-language pathology has launched itself into unprecedented innovative and progressive territory .
Toby Freeman, M.S., C.C.C.-Sp, is an ASHA certified, licensed speech-language pathologist with specialties in social interactional issues, autism, stuttering, voice disorders and aphasia/dysphasia. Traditional informal evaluations and therapy can be arranged either at home or at 312 Brookhaven Way, Pittsboro, N.C.
HorseTalk Hippotherapy is a comprehensive intervention program in Mebane, NC that offers assessment and treatment for a variety of disorders including: Autism, pervasive developmental disorders, aspergers syndrome, social-interactional dysfunction, receptive/expressive language disorders, auditory processing disorders, language learning disabilities, stuttering, stroke, oral motor disorders, voice disorders, cerebral palsy, head trauma, Motor coordination disorders, Metabolic disorders, and Psychological disorders.
HorseTalk's mission is also to increase awareness and educate parents through discussion, dissemination of articles and providing information online through the website www.nhhorsetalk.com.
Ms. Freeman has been in private practice in Bedford, NH since 1985 and recently moved to NC. Currently, she provides services at two offices: a traditional practice in Pittsboro, and Hippotherapy at NC Therapeutic Riding Center in Mebane, NC.
Ms. Freeman's equestrian skills include dressage, showing, a friesian drill team and trail riding her four horses. On June 3rd, 2008, Ms. Freeman completed the certification process as a PATH International clinical riding instructor for therapeutic riding.