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January 2021 Aspire Speech Newsletter

January 2021 Aspire Speech Newsletter

January’s edition informs you of what’s new for this month! Here’s the full rundown for our January, 2021 issue: Happy New Year! Educational Tips Testimonial Building Language Through Play Happy Reading! Charity Davis Academic Program Coordinator...

November 2020 Aspire Speech Newsletter

November 2020 Aspire Speech Newsletter

November’s edition informs you of what’s new for this month! Here’s the full rundown for our November, 2020 issue: Aspire Closing early Nov. 25th at 3pm Aspire will be CLOSED for Thanksgiving November 26 & 27 Happy Thanksgiving! Halloween Week Photos Aphasia: A...

October 2020 Aspire Speech Newsletter

October 2020 Aspire Speech Newsletter

October’s edition informs you of what’s new for this month! Here’s the full rundown for our October, 2020 issue: Parent Coaching-by Kristin Flannigan, Speech-Language Pathologist Educational Tips and Tricks-by Charity Davis, Academic Program Coordinator Halloween week...

September 2020 Aspire Speech Newsletter

September 2020 Aspire Speech Newsletter

September’s edition informs you of what’s new for this month! Here’s the full rundown for our September, 2020 issue: Article: Creating the Need to Talk - by Jean Thompson Educational Tips and Tricks-by Charity Davis, Academic Program Coordinator Our staff's' favorite...

Put the Focus on Strengths

Each parent wants their child to thrive and be a happy, well-adjusted person. The secret to creating this outcome is to focus on strengths more than weaknesses.  Children are just like we are; they have many different kinds of strengths, sometimes prominent,...

Oh, Say Can You See?

In the area of communication, listening, understanding, and expressing ourselves in spoken, sign, or written language are paramount. How much, though, is focused on seeing and observing? One of the most important things I learned in preparation to become a...

Creating the Need to Talk

One of the most exciting times in a baby’s development is when the parent begins to understand what baby is trying to say. This happens as jargon becomes interspersed with approximations of words.  Once a parent, sibling or caregiver begins to understand some of...

Strategies to Develop Early Language Skills

As a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. Your interactions with your child are critical to all areas of development. One of these strategies that parents can use to aid development of early language skills is Parallel-Talk. In Parallel-Talk,...