BE HEARD LLC is dedicated to providing quality, caring services for individuals and families facing challenges related to physical, developmental, and individual differences.  The owner, Monica Puente, is a nationally certified and state licensed Speech Language Pathologist who specializes in the treatment of developmental delays and neurologic disorders in children and young adults.


Speech and Language Evaluation

Alternative Augmentative Communication Evaluation

Feeding and Swallowing Clinical Assessment


Individual Speech and Language Treatment

  • Language Delays
  • Articulation Delays and Disorders
  • Treatment for Apraxia of Speech and Dysarthria
  • Speech, Language, and Pragmatic treatment for Autism

Alternative Augmentative Communication Treatment

  • Implementation of low-, mid-, and high-tech AAC devices
  • Language Acquisition through Motor Planning
  • Core Vocabulary

Feeding and Swallowing Treatment

Early Literacy Intervention


Independent consulting and analysis of AAC implementation across environments

Spanish interpretation available upon request