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December 2015

In the Clinic

Wee Speech will be closed December 24, 25, 31 and January 1 for the holidays.

This Month

On the

Wee Speech Website:


App of the Month

Sunday Lawn Seasons

Word Wall

December words, definitions, sentences and activities to print.


December Blog Postings


In the Waiting Room

Guess How Many?

The winner of this month’s Special Guess How Many is Max G. Congratulations to Max! Children

(and siblings) are encouraged to fill out a slip each month with their guess (Don’t forget your last name or initial.). The envelope for guesses is on the wall next to the magazine rack in the Clinic waiting room. The drawing is at the end of the month and a special prize awaits the winner!!

Good Luck!!


December Birthdays!!

Elisha G. 12/4

Joseph L. 12/4

Mordechai S. 12/11

Brayden T. 12/17

Ryder B. 12/30

Luke L. 12/30





























December 2015 edition of the Wee Speech/Timber Ridge /Lisa Barich PT/ABS Behavioral Services Newsletter.


Read Those Winter Blues Away!
Winter break is a great time to catch up on some fun reading. Follow the link to Scholastic for a list of fabulous winter themed books for kids.

Insurance Changes
We know that many families may need to change insurance as of the new year. Please get this information to the office as soon as possible so that we can determinne if there are any pre certifications or other requirements for therapy coverage.
If you have questions please don't hesitate to call the office.

It's that time of year! Please let your therapist know of any vacations or scheduling changes for the upcoming weeks..
Happy Holidays!!

Like Us?
Are you a Facebook user?  If so, this contest is for you!  The 140th person who “likes” our Wee Speech page will win a $5 Dunkin Donuts card.

Laura Drower & Julie Levin
Wee Speech, P.C.


What Are We Blogging about in December?

Personalized Vocal Quality on Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC) Devices (more)

This Month in the Speech and Language Q/A Column, Kate discusses language processing.

Dear SLP,
My son has autism and we've been working on his language in speech therapy. I've been working with him at home as well. But every time I tell him something, it's in one ear and out the other! I get so frustrated! He just doesn't seem to remember anything I tell him – is this typical? What can I expect?

Sincerely, Lost with Listening

Dear Lost with Listening, Let me first just say that listening, remembering, and understanding are three different areas. Making sure we understand which of these areas is difficult for your son is critical to helping him – and hopefully, successfully helping him will decrease your frustration. (more)

Social Work Services in the Clinic

Does my child need a therapist?
Here is a great artlcle by Lisa Jordon M.A., LPC

Dori J. Mages, MSW, LCSW
Encouraging Children-Engaging Teens-Empowering Families
Like us on Facebook for great parenting tips and fun things for kids!

Physical Therapy Notes
Lisa Barich PT


For more information contact Lisa Barich, PT

ABS Behavioral Services Corner

Sarah Hively, MS, BCBA Exectuive Director ABS Behavioral Services

Please visit us on the web at:

Or visit us on Facebook at: Bright Start/ ABS Behavioral Services

Please feel free to email questions to Sarah Hively BCBA.

Timber Ridge OT Ideas

Come check out our website at Also- please LIKE our facebook page: where you can ask questions, read and share interesting articles, and keep up with Timber Ridge Therapy!  


Laura Goltz

Timber Ridge Pediatric Therapy, LLC