Communication, AAC and Speech Therapy
When children are young, they communicate mainly wants and needs. As they get older, children begin communicating for social closeness and relationships. We communicate for a variety of functions. This changes depending on the environment
Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of speech-language pathologists in providing life-altering treatment. Early detection is the key to a shorter, more effective, and less expensive course
In 1987 President Ronald Reagan proclaimed March “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.” The presidential proclamation called upon Americans to provide the “encouragement and opportunities” necessary for people with developmental disabilities to reach their potential.
As Black History Month comes to a close, here are 10 inspiring quotes from black leaders and prominent African-American figures:
- “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve
SPECTRA is holding Single-Day Camp on Monday, Feb. 19th. These camps are for all ages, and space is limited! Daily camps are $50/child and run from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The camps will include structured and unstructured play … Read the rest
January 24, 2018
Dear Valued Patient:
As you are aware FamilyCare will be closing effective January 31, 2018. The Oregon Health Authority has been working with Health Share of Oregon, Willamette Valley Community Health, and Yamhill Community Care to … Read the rest
Many of our clients who are covered by FamilyCare insurance are looking for information regarding what to expect with the closing of FamilyCare effective January 31, 2018.
Oregon Health Authority is working with Health Share of Oregon, Willamette Valley Community … Read the rest
‘Tis the season to show your spirit of giving. Our team here at New Horizons Wellness Services is joining together, along with our families and others is in the community, for a day of giving back. On December 2nd, we … Read the rest
In 1945, Congress designated the first week of October as” National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week”. In the 1970s, there was a historic shift in disability public policy and the exclusion of peoples with disabilities was viewed as discrimination. This
To raise awareness and dispel misconceptions, here are a few facts and statistics about Dyslexia.
It is estimated that 1 in 10 people have dyslexia
Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability or disorder that includes poor word reading, word decoding,