Have you and your kids been struggling to get back into a routine after winter break? It always takes a bit of time before finding your groove again after all the excitement of the holidays. Creating routine not only helps … Read the rest
First, your child completed trials of Augmentative and Alternative Communication techniques with your Speech-language Pathologist. Then, an AAC evaluation was performed. This was followed by the device request process. Now, your child has a speech generating device (SGD). What are … Read the...
Throughout October, our speech-language pathologists will provide information and resources about Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). There are deals that are going on that you don’t want to miss! If you need a refresher about what AAC is, check out … Read the rest
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
What is AAC?
AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) is a set of tools and strategies that an individual uses to solve everyday communicative challenges. Communication can take many forms such as: speech, a shared glance, text, gestures, facial expressions, touch,
During the month of September our clinic is full of projects and activities exploring life under the sea. Our multidisciplinary team is using the theme as a starting point for treatment activities such as playing fishing games and making fish … Read the rest
We are pleased to have a new team member at New Horizons Wellness Services. Alaa Elogbi brings a passion for working with clients of all ages. She has specialized skills in the area of stuttering and improving fluency.… Read the rest
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 … Read the rest...
We are pleased to announce the addition of 2 Speech Language Pathologists to the clinical staff at NHWS, Laura Dumas and Scott Calderwood. Both bring a wealth of experience and resources to our clinic and have worked in private clinics … Read the rest
We are looking for a super cool, highly enthusiastic, professional, and compassionate therapist who loves to help clients thrive! You will have the opportunity to work with individuals of all ages and diagnoses, including: autism spectrum disorders, articulation and phonological … Read the rest...