About Speech Therapy

At Speech Therapy .org our goal is to provide parents and families with some insight into the world of speech and language development.

The main contributor to articles found on Speech Therapy .org is John Burke, a retired Speech-Language Pathologist with over 30 years of clinical experience.

John served in the Army in Vietnam in 1968 and is a combat veteran whose war experience has shaped his life’s mission to help others.  Although retired John is an ASHA LIFE Member and his experience includes working with children and adults across a wide range of speech related issues.

Over 30 plus years John has spent significant periods of time performing speech therapy in:

  • Feeding
  • Augmentative communication
  • Technology assisted therapy
  • Articulation
  • Language
  • Early Intervention

Particular populations John has worked with include persons with:

  • Pediatric speech and language delay ages 0-3
  • Children and adults with Autism
  • Stoke related speech/language issues
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • ALS
  • Head Trauma

John has also worked in a variety of settings including:

  • Private consulting
  • Home Care
  • In/Out patient hospital Speech Therapy
  • Group Home

Although now retired from speech pathology, John continues to contribute to this website as a volunteer, sharing his vast knowledge.  John is the father of three wonderful children two phenomenal grand children and his beautiful wife Mary of 35 years.


Speech Therapy.org is owned and operated by Burke Netwotks, LLC.

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