Ruth W. Bass, MS, CCC-SLP

- Licensed and Certified Pediatric Speech and Language Pathologist

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Island Therapies specializes in​ a variety of​ intervention​s​ with children from ​infancy​ through high school who have speech and language impairments and is currently providing diagnostic and therapeutic speech and language services to children who have abnormal auditory perception, childhood apraxia of speech, articulation disorders, auditory processing deficits, phonological disorders, receptive and/or expressive language disorders, developmental and neurogenic fluency disorders, oral/speech motor disorders, tongue thrust, and word retrieval difficulties.​ ​

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We assess, treat, and help prevent speech and language disorders, cognitive communication, voice, swallowing, fluency, and other related impairments which are treated through individual and/or group therapy. We help patients develop and/or recover reliable communication and swallowing skills so they can fulfill their educational, vocational and social roles.

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⭐️ Today’s Tip ⭐️
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Thanks @apraxiakids for the great graphic to make such a complicated disorder so easy to understand!!
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#slp #slt #slpeeps #slife #slp2b #aapediatics #ashaigers #apraxia #apraxiakids #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #communicationdisorder #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechandlanguagepatholgy #privatepracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ Today’s Tip ⭐️ •••••••••••••••••••• Thanks @apraxiakids for the great graphic to make such a complicated disorder so easy to understand!! •••••••••••••••••••• #slp #slt #slpeeps #slife #slp2b #aapediatics #ashaigers #apraxia #apraxiakids #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #communicationdisorder #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechandlanguagepatholgy #privatepracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ Today’s Tip ⭐️
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When you’re in the thick of it and your days are filled back-to-back with appointments & mountains of paperwork, give yourself some grace. You’ll make it through! •••••••••••••••••••
Positive self-talk!!!!!!!
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#slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #slp2b #aud2b #speechies #slplikeaboss #speechlove #ashaigers #speechpathology #speechandlanguagepathologist #privatepracticeslp #teletherapyslp #telepracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ Today’s Tip ⭐️ ••••••••••••••••••••• When you’re in the thick of it and your days are filled back-to-back with appointments & mountains of paperwork, give yourself some grace. You’ll make it through! ••••••••••••••••••• Positive self-talk!!!!!!! ••••••••••••••••••• #slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #slp2b #aud2b #speechies #slplikeaboss #speechlove #ashaigers #speechpathology #speechandlanguagepathologist #privatepracticeslp #teletherapyslp #telepracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

😂 Sunday Funnies ⭐️
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Poor Waldo! 📋 It could happen to anyone. 🤓
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#slp #slpeeps #slplife #slp2b #aud2b #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #newportbeach #orangecounty  #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

😂 Sunday Funnies ⭐️ •••••••••••••••••••• Poor Waldo! 📋 It could happen to anyone. 🤓 •••••••••••••••••••• #slp #slpeeps #slplife #slp2b #aud2b #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #newportbeach #orangecounty #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

❤️ Today’s Love-fest ❤️
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This wacky family had a great week of ❤️ and was put together by one our kids with a rare chromosomal disorder. He did such a great job and loved doing it!! We hope you felt the ❤️ this week, too!
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#SLP #SLT #SLPeeps #SLPlife #SLP2b #aud2b #stuttering #apraxia #autism #hearingloss #downsyndrome #cerebralpalsy #parenting #grandparenting #privatepracticeSLP #communicationdisorder #speechdisorder #speechpathology #speechpathologist #speechtherapist #speechlanguagepathologist #ocdads #ocmoms #ocfamilies #newportbeach #orangecounty #aworldofdifference!

❤️ Today’s Love-fest ❤️ •••••••••••••••••••• This wacky family had a great week of ❤️ and was put together by one our kids with a rare chromosomal disorder. He did such a great job and loved doing it!! We hope you felt the ❤️ this week, too! •••••••••••••••••••• #SLP #SLT #SLPeeps #SLPlife #SLP2b #aud2b #stuttering #apraxia #autism #hearingloss #downsyndrome #cerebralpalsy #parenting #grandparenting #privatepracticeSLP #communicationdisorder #speechdisorder #speechpathology #speechpathologist #speechtherapist #speechlanguagepathologist #ocdads #ocmoms #ocfamilies #newportbeach #orangecounty #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ Gratitude ⭐️
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Share the ❤️ for SLPs! ••••••••••••••••••••
Did you know ALL the things they do? Quite a broad scope!
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#slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #slp2b #asd #apraxia #stuttering #braininjury #dementia #dysphagia #socialskills #hearingloss #downsyndrome #cerebralpalsy #communicationdisorder #speechlanguagepathologist #parenting #grandparenting  #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #teletherapyslp #relepracticeslp #orangecounty #newportbeach #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ Gratitude ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Share the ❤️ for SLPs! •••••••••••••••••••• Did you know ALL the things they do? Quite a broad scope! •••••••••••••••••••• #slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #slp2b #asd #apraxia #stuttering #braininjury #dementia #dysphagia #socialskills #hearingloss #downsyndrome #cerebralpalsy #communicationdisorder #speechlanguagepathologist #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #teletherapyslp #relepracticeslp #orangecounty #newportbeach #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ So very grateful! ⭐️
💙 What great people we work with. Share the ❤️ for your colleagues! 💚
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#slp #slplife #slpeeps #slp2b #audiologist  #aud2b  #communicationdisorder #speechdisorder #speechdelay #speechandhearing #hearingloss #vestibulardisorder #vestibularaudiology #imbalance #vertigo #speechlanguagehearing #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocdads #ocmoms #centralauditoryprocessingdisorder #privatepracticeslp #telethetapyslp #teleracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ So very grateful! ⭐️ 💙 What great people we work with. Share the ❤️ for your colleagues! 💚 •••••••••••••••••••• #slp #slplife #slpeeps #slp2b #audiologist #aud2b #communicationdisorder #speechdisorder #speechdelay #speechandhearing #hearingloss #vestibulardisorder #vestibularaudiology #imbalance #vertigo #speechlanguagehearing #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocdads #ocmoms #centralauditoryprocessingdisorder #privatepracticeslp #telethetapyslp #teleracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

💕 💕So Grateful 💕💕
💚 Feel the ❤️ today!!
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So glad that @apraxiakids shares so much information with parents, doctors, teachers, clinicians, and the general public. Thank you for raising awareness about childhood apraxia of speech!
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#slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife  #apraxia #asd #autism  #childhoodapraxiaofspeech #speechdelay #speechdisorder  #communicationdisorder #speechtherapy #speechtherapist #speechpathology #speechpathologist #parenting #grandparenting #newportbeach #orangecounty #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #privatepracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

💕 💕So Grateful 💕💕 💚 Feel the ❤️ today!! ••••••••••••••••••• So glad that @apraxiakids shares so much information with parents, doctors, teachers, clinicians, and the general public. Thank you for raising awareness about childhood apraxia of speech! •••••••••••••••••••• #slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #apraxia #asd #autism #childhoodapraxiaofspeech #speechdelay #speechdisorder #communicationdisorder #speechtherapy #speechtherapist #speechpathology #speechpathologist #parenting #grandparenting #newportbeach #orangecounty #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #privatepracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ More Gratitude ⭐️
💚 Can you feel the 💗? ••••••••••••••••••••
Much appreciation to the @stutteringfdn for all they do to educate and empower people who stutter!! We ❤️ you!
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#slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #slp2b #stutter #stuttering #stammer #stammering #fluencydisorder #communicationdisorder #speechtherapy #speechtherapist #speechpathology #speechpathologist #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocdads #ocmoms #newportbeach #orangecounty  #privatepracticeslp #teletherapyslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ More Gratitude ⭐️ 💚 Can you feel the 💗? •••••••••••••••••••• Much appreciation to the @stutteringfdn for all they do to educate and empower people who stutter!! We ❤️ you! •••••••••••••••••••• #slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #slp2b #stutter #stuttering #stammer #stammering #fluencydisorder #communicationdisorder #speechtherapy #speechtherapist #speechpathology #speechpathologist #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocdads #ocmoms #newportbeach #orangecounty #privatepracticeslp #teletherapyslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

💙 Today’s Gratitude 💚
⭐️Feel the ❤️ this week! ⭐️
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There are many reasons to get checked out by an SLP. We love it when doctors refer kids to us because we can asses for a myriad of speech & language impairments which may be due to underlying disorders. SLPs are happy to investigate! ••••••••••••••••••••
#slp #slplife #slpeeps #slp2b #privatepracticeslp #apraxia #asd #autism #autismspectrumdisorders #speechdelay #languagedelay #cerebralpalsy #adhd #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #parenting #grandparenting #aworldofdifference!

💙 Today’s Gratitude 💚 ⭐️Feel the ❤️ this week! ⭐️ •••••••••••••••••• There are many reasons to get checked out by an SLP. We love it when doctors refer kids to us because we can asses for a myriad of speech & language impairments which may be due to underlying disorders. SLPs are happy to investigate! •••••••••••••••••••• #slp #slplife #slpeeps #slp2b #privatepracticeslp #apraxia #asd #autism #autismspectrumdisorders #speechdelay #languagedelay #cerebralpalsy #adhd #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #parenting #grandparenting #aworldofdifference!

⭐⭐️ Today’s Gratitude ⭐⭐️️
💚 Feel the ❤️ all week long! 💙
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Oh how we love our patients and value your referrals!! ••••••••••••••••••••
#slp #spleeps #slplife #slpsofinstagram #slp2b #slpsfollowslps #tonguethrust #americandentalassociation #myofunctionaltherapy #speechpathology #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #speechandlanguagepathologist #newportbeach #orangecounty #privatepracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdiffernce!

⭐⭐️ Today’s Gratitude ⭐⭐️️ 💚 Feel the ❤️ all week long! 💙 •••••••••••••••••••• Oh how we love our patients and value your referrals!! •••••••••••••••••••• #slp #spleeps #slplife #slpsofinstagram #slp2b #slpsfollowslps #tonguethrust #americandentalassociation #myofunctionaltherapy #speechpathology #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #speechandlanguagepathologist #newportbeach #orangecounty #privatepracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdiffernce!

💙 Feel the ❤️ all week! 💚
••••••••••••••••••••••• #2019slpprivatepracticebeginners ••••••••••••••••••••••• Not new to private practice, but jumping on the bandwagon to inspire & be inspired by this amazing community of SLPs! ⭐️💚🧡💙💜❤️💗⭐️ ••••••••••••••••••••
1. Follow your host @thecommunicationclubhouse 
2. Repost 
3. Click on the hashtag #2019SLPPrivatePracticeBeginners 
4. Follow everyone with the 2019 SLP Private Practice Beginners pic & comment on their pic with an emoji
5. Comment on this pic with your favorite emoji ⭐️💚⭐️💗⭐️💙⭐️💜⭐️
#slp #slt #slp2b #aud2b #slplife #slpeeps #ashaigers #slpsofinstagram #instaslp #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #speechies #speechpathology #speechpathologist #speechlanguagepathologist #speechandlanguagepathologist #speechtherapy #speechtherapist #privatepracticeslp #teletherapyslp #telepracticeslp #newportbeach #orangecounty #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

💙 Feel the ❤️ all week! 💚 ••••••••••••••••••••••• #2019slpprivatepracticebeginners ••••••••••••••••••••••• Not new to private practice, but jumping on the bandwagon to inspire & be inspired by this amazing community of SLPs! ⭐️💚🧡💙💜❤️💗⭐️ •••••••••••••••••••• 1. Follow your host @thecommunicationclubhouse 2. Repost 3. Click on the hashtag #2019SLPPrivatePracticeBeginners 4. Follow everyone with the 2019 SLP Private Practice Beginners pic & comment on their pic with an emoji 5. Comment on this pic with your favorite emoji ⭐️💚⭐️💗⭐️💙⭐️💜⭐️ #slp #slt #slp2b #aud2b #slplife #slpeeps #ashaigers #slpsofinstagram #instaslp #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #speechies #speechpathology #speechpathologist #speechlanguagepathologist #speechandlanguagepathologist #speechtherapy #speechtherapist #privatepracticeslp #teletherapyslp #telepracticeslp #newportbeach #orangecounty #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

😂 Sunday Funnies 😂
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#slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #slpsofinstagram #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocdads #ocmoms #orangecounty #newportbeach #privatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

😂 Sunday Funnies 😂 •••••••••••••••••••• #slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #slpsofinstagram #parenting #grandparenting #ocfamilies #ocdads #ocmoms #orangecounty #newportbeach #privatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

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