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TWU Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic offers summer programs

DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Speech and Hearing Clinic is offering several summer programs for the community June 14-July 22.

Dates, times and costs for the programs vary. Payment plans and sliding scale fees are available. All programs will be held at the TWU Speech and Hearing Clinic in room 601 of the Multipurpose Classroom and Laboratory (MCL) Building, located on the corner of Bell Avenue and College Street on TWU’s Denton campus.

All sessions are led by master’s level graduate students under the direct supervision of a licensed speech-language pathologist. Space is limited for the programs and individual therapy sessions and is filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, call (940) 898-2285.

Preschool Language Curriculum

The clinic will offer speech/language therapy in a group setting for 3 to 5-year-olds on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. The cost is $225.

The curriculum focuses on reinforcing and building upon basic speech and language skills, social skills and emergent literacy skills. For more information, call (940) 898-2029.

Language and Feeding with Friends (LAFF)

The LAFF group-feeding program for toddlers and preschoolers with sensory-based feeding disorders will be held on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8:30 to 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. to noon. The cost is $225.

At LAFF, children play with a variety of foods of different textures, tastes and temperatures to increase sensory experiences and improve oral intake. Children also participate in language enrichment activities to improve communication skills. For more information, call (940) 898-2474 or e-mail EArmstrong@twu.edu.

Preschool Articulation and Language Service (P.A.L.S)

New for Summer 2010, P.A.L.S is a literacy-based approach to instruction that allows remediation of speech errors in context. The program will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-11 a.m. and costs $250.

Included in the activities are opening circle time, specific center activities, individual instruction, music, movement and snack time. For more information, call (940) 898-2027 or email mstockholm@twu.edu.

Literacy and Language Learning Clinic for Hard of Hearing Students

Tutoring sessions in the areas of language and literacy learning will be offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the summer for school-aged children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Fees are assessed on a sliding fee schedule to make the services affordable for every family, and scholarships are available.

Instructors are pre-service teachers of the deaf who are able to communicate using sign language. Individualized instruction will be determined based on the results of the assessments. For more information, call (940) 898-2028 or email Tallman@twu.edu.

Speech-Language Clinic Services

The clinic will offer individual therapy for children and adults in the areas of speech disorders, voice, fluency and language on Mondays and Wednesdays, and Tuesdays and Thursdays for $150 per session. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (940) 898-2285.


Media Contact:

Amanda Simpson
Director of Media Relations
940-898-3456
asimpson1@twu.edu

page updated 3/11/2014 9:25 AM