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Welcome to Hamaguchi & Associates,
Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologists, Inc.


Hamaguchi & Associates Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologists, Inc. is a professional corporation dedicated to providing private speech-language therapy for children in a warm and loving environment. We take pride in being a model of “best practices” in the field of speech-language pathology, utilizing state-of-the-art methods, tests, training, and materials. Our licensed speech-language pathologists are passionate about working with children, and all hold a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders, are licensed in the state of California and members of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Our office is child-friendly, complete with toys, puppets, videos, games and specialized software. We offer assessments, as well as individual or group therapy sessions for children up to age 14.

We are no longer accepting new clients for summer services as our schedules are completely filled. We are now only enrolling for the 2016-2017 academic year, which begins Monday, August 22nd. We currently have a waitlist for all individual therapy appointment times after 2pm for the 2016-2017 school year.

What areas do we specialize in?
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Apraxia (motor planning disorders)
  • Articulation disorders (pronunciation problems)
  • Preschool children who have delayed speech or social development
  • Auditory/Language Processing Disorders
  • Expressive language weaknesses
  • Poor listening skills
  • Social language/social cognition/play skills
  • Oral-motor weaknesses

              **We currently do not have a specialist on staff who works with stuttering, voice or augmentative communication systems

Founder and Director, Patti Hamaguchi is a expert, author of Childhood Speech, Language & Listening Problems: What Every Parent Should Know (Wiley & Sons, 3rd edition 2010) and two books on the treatment of auditory processing by She developed a new standardized test with Dr. Deb Swain called the RESCA-E (Receptive, Expressive & Social Communication Assessment-Elementary). It is published by Academic Therapy Publications.

 We have launched our app company! It is a new, separate company (a division of our parent corporation) dedicated to developing  cutting-edge apps with family-friendly pricing, featuring games designed to improve  speech, language and auditory skills! See us on the Apple iTunes App Store and  check out the website for Hamaguchi Apps for a sneak peek at what's coming next!

Click here to see a photo tour of our office. 

Convenient free WiFi access in our waiting room