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About Us

At Bright Speech LA, we provide a comprehensive range of speech and language services for children and young adults. Our Speech Pathologists are neurodiverse are passionate about helping our clients reach their full potential, and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe, supportive, and neurodiverse affirming. We specialize in providing in home or at school therapy, and use play based activities to make learning fun and engaging. We believe that every child has unique needs, and we strive to create personalized plans that will help them reach their goals.

Sarah Halpern MS CCC SLP

Our team is led by Sarah Halpern M.S., CCC-SLP, a licensed and board certified speech-language pathologist with over 15 years of experience. With expertise in the fields of Speech-Language Pathology, Sarah provides a comprehensive approach to therapy and assessment that is tailored to each individual's needs. She has worked in a variety of settings including: schools and preschools, clinics, in-home, daycares and via telepractice.


As a Myofunctional Therapy Trained Speech Pathologist, she guides individuals through targeted exercises and interventions to correct challenges like tongue thrust, articulation errors and mouth breathing. This therapy not only enhances facial aesthetics but also contributes to improved oral posture and supports overall health. Through personalized and evidence-based interventions, individuals can experience lasting improvements in both form and function. As a practitioner dedicated to this transformative approach, Sarah aims to help individuals discover the harmonious balance between their oral health and overall well-being.

Sarah's specialty areas include:

  • Articulation

  • Phonological processes

  • Pragmatics/Social Skills

  • Pragmatic and social language challenges

  • Early intervention

  • Parent coaching

  • Assessment

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Communication Disorders

  • Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders


Sarah has been trained in and implements the following therapy methods in her treatment:

  • Hanen® It Takes Two to Talk & Hanen® More Than Words

  • Prompt

  • PEERS® for Young Adults

  • Social Thinking®

  • DIR/Floortime®

  • Lidcombe Fluency Program

  • Myofunctional Therapy

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