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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 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