March 2020 Newsletter

Guess How Many?

We have a guess jar in the waiting room!  Children and siblilngs are encouraged to fill out a slip each month with their guess.  Don't forget your first name and last initial.  The drawing is at the end of the month and a special prize awaits the winner!!

What's Happening in the Clinic this Month?

Please say hello to our newest team members Schotzi Eggleston MS CCC/SLP and Katie Favia MS CCC/SLP.
Schotzi comes to us from a clinic in Washington where see saw children with wide variety of speech and language needs.
Katie has previously provided service to children and families in a variety of settings. Check out Our Team page for more information.

Team Meetings
Continuing education is one of the primary focuses in our clinic and our weekly team meeting is a great place to share our knowledge.  This month our team discussed the exciting sessions we attended at the Illinois Speech and Hearing Convention.  We learned abut new techniques for Apraxia treatment, issues in stuttering, cutting edge assessment materials and the latest research on literacy.  

Could your child use a boost in reading/writing/spelling?
Students with reading and or writing challenges need instruction that enables them to make sense of the sound structure of the English language. SPELL- Links systematically teaches students to integrate sounds, letter patterns, and meanings in order to read and spell words (multi-linguistic word study instruction). It explicitly shows them how to transfer this language knowledge to everyday reading and writing (meta-linguistic word study instruction).  SPELL-Links is one a variety methodologies Wee Speech can incorporate into treatment.  Contact the office for more information.  

Summer Groups
Summer groups are forming! Wee Speech is offering a variety of literacy based language groups to help your child avoid the summer slide!
Fill out this form to let us know if you are interested in a slot!


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