Speech-Language Therapy

  • We strive to provide students with the strategies and skills needed to function within educational and community settings. Speech-language pathologists focus on promoting academic skills, fundamental receptive and expressive language skills and speech intelligibility. As the students get older, therapists prepare them for vocational and community interactions.

    A therapy plan is developed based on observations in the classroom and other school environments, consultation with parents, teachers, assistants and specialists and formal and informal testing. Types of therapy include individual, small group, classroom and co-treatment with other specialists. The primary goal is the generalization of appropriate speech-language skills into educational and vocational settings. The therapists have the advantage of being activiely involved in the student's entire day including bus time, program trips, lunch, special activities and on-site job training. Well-trained, experienced therapists work to design programs to target the following areas:

    • Voice
    • Fluency
    • Articulation
    • Auditory processing, memory and language comprehension
    • Social communication
    • Expressive language
    • Compensatory strategies
    • Effective use of assistive technology
    • Clarity and precision of verbal expression
    • Vocabulary and grammar
    • Verbal reasoning and problem solving
    • Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)

     

Kelly Adgie
 
Kelly Adgie
Speech-Language Pathologist
 
 
Lindsay Curtin
 
Lindsay Curtin
Speech-Language Pathologist
 
 
Julia Low, Speech-Language Pathologist  
 
Speech-Language Pathologist
 
Jennifer  
Jennifer Kunz
Speech-Language Pathologist 
Dabney Blackwell
 
Dabney Blackwell
Speech-Language Pathologist
 
 
Sheila Hricik, Speech & Language Therapist
 
Speech-Language Pathologist
 
 
Mary Panek
 
Speech-Language Pathologist
Kelly Carbutt, Speech & Language Therapist  
 
Kelly Carbutt
Speech-Language Pathologist
 
 
Jamie Joyce
 
Speech-Language Pathologist
 
 
Sandra Spuhler
 
Speech-Language Pathologist
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