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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- Happy Nowruz - Isfahan, Iran - circa 1967 ————————————————

- Happy Nowruz - Isfahan, Iran - circa 1967 ————————————————

🐊🐅 Today’s Tip 🐅🐊
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Make therapy fun!!!!!!!!!!!!
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🐊🐅 Today’s Tip 🐅🐊 ___________________________ Make therapy fun!!!!!!!!!!!! ___________________________ #slp #slpeeps #slplife #slp2b #instaslp #speechies #speechtherapy #speechpathology #slpsofinstagram #ocfamilies #ocdads #ocmoms #parenting #grandparenting #asd #autism #apraxia #stuttering #communicationdisorder #languagedelay #privatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

☘️Sunday Funnies☘️
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☘️Sunday Funnies☘️ —————————— #slp #slt #slplife #slpeeps #speechies #slp2b #aud2b #newportbeach #orangecounty #privatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

😩 Self explanatory - lol. Can you see his eyeball In there? 👁 OMG! 😂
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😩 Self explanatory - lol. Can you see his eyeball In there? 👁 OMG! 😂 .................................................... #slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #ashaigers #slpsofinstagram #instaslp #slp2b #parenting #ocfamilies #asd #autism #aspergers #apraxia #privatepracticeslp #socialskills #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️This week, this 6th grade girl rated her fluency. All I asked was, “How’s speech been going?” Thrilled that she’s learning new fluency enhancing & shaping tools. Even more thrilled that her self-esteem is soaring!
*0 = no stuttering; 10 = a lot
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⭐️This week, this 6th grade girl rated her fluency. All I asked was, “How’s speech been going?” Thrilled that she’s learning new fluency enhancing & shaping tools. Even more thrilled that her self-esteem is soaring! *0 = no stuttering; 10 = a lot =================== #slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #slpsofinstagram #instaslp #asgaigers #stutter #stuttering #stammer #stammering #slp2b #parenting #grandparenting #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #orangecounty #newportbeach #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

- There are various types of schemas in children’s play. Repetition is one of them; however, so are modification and embellishment. Typically developing kids are curious and have a huge urge to create,  experiment, and try out new things. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
#slp #slpeeos #slplife #slp2b #aud2b #asd #autism #aspergers #playtherapy #speechtherapy #speechpathology #socialskills #privatepracticeslp #parenting #grandparenting #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #newportbeach #orangecounty #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

- There are various types of schemas in children’s play. Repetition is one of them; however, so are modification and embellishment. Typically developing kids are curious and have a huge urge to create, experiment, and try out new things. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• #slp #slpeeos #slplife #slp2b #aud2b #asd #autism #aspergers #playtherapy #speechtherapy #speechpathology #socialskills #privatepracticeslp #parenting #grandparenting #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #newportbeach #orangecounty #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

- Happy Pi Day 🥧
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- Happy Pi Day 🥧 —————————— #slp #slt #slpeeps #slplife #slp2b #aud2b #speechies #slpsofinstagram #speechtherapy #privatepracticeslp #socialskills #asd #autism #aspergers #ocfamilies #ocdads #ocmoms #newportbeach #orangecounty #playonwords #aworldofdifference!

- Today’s Tip 
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Carl Dell suggests that we do not fire away with “‘Wh’” questions, but instead gently probe as we acquaint ourselves with our clients. 
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#slp #slt #slplife #slpeeps #audpeeps #stutter #stuttering #stammer #stammering #parenting #grandparenting #slpsofinstagram #instaslp #ashaigers #slp2b #aud2b #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #ocparents #newportbeach #orangecounty #privateprscticeslp  #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

- Today’s Tip ____________________ Carl Dell suggests that we do not fire away with “‘Wh’” questions, but instead gently probe as we acquaint ourselves with our clients. ____________________ #slp #slt #slplife #slpeeps #audpeeps #stutter #stuttering #stammer #stammering #parenting #grandparenting #slpsofinstagram #instaslp #ashaigers #slp2b #aud2b #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #ocparents #newportbeach #orangecounty #privateprscticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

- Sunday Funnies! 😂
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#slp #slpeeps #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #newportbeach #orangecounty #privatepracticeSLP #aworldofdifference!

- Sunday Funnies! 😂 ================ #slp #slpeeps #ocfamilies #ocmoms #ocdads #newportbeach #orangecounty #privatepracticeSLP #aworldofdifference!

🐎 Strong Women 🐎
Best advice EVER! 🐎
@puhtuhkuh_kelly 
#SLP #privatepracticeSLP #slpeeps #slplife #SLP2b #ashaigers #instaslp #slpsofinstagram #telepracticeSLP #speechpathologist #speechtherapist #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #newportbeach #orangecounty #californiaSLP #hawaiiSLP #aworldofdifference!

🐎 Strong Women 🐎 Best advice EVER! 🐎 @puhtuhkuh_kelly #SLP #privatepracticeSLP #slpeeps #slplife #SLP2b #ashaigers #instaslp #slpsofinstagram #telepracticeSLP #speechpathologist #speechtherapist #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #newportbeach #orangecounty #californiaSLP #hawaiiSLP #aworldofdifference!

💚 Let’s hear it for women everywhere! 💚
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My mother lead the way for my quest to become more educated, to start my own business, and to succeed in life. 💙 
My dad was our entire fan club! ❤️ My husband and children give me so much strength and my clients bring me so much joy! 💛 💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕 Strong women are firmly rooted in faith, family, and hope for the future. 
#slp #slpeeps #slplife #slp2be #aud2be #ashaigers #slpsofinstagram #instaslp #speechpathologist #speechtherapist #parenting #grandparenting #ocmoms #ocfamilies #ocdads #internationalslp #newportbeach #orangecounty #privatepracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #teletherapyslp #aworldofdifference!

💚 Let’s hear it for women everywhere! 💚 💜 My mother lead the way for my quest to become more educated, to start my own business, and to succeed in life. 💙 My dad was our entire fan club! ❤️ My husband and children give me so much strength and my clients bring me so much joy! 💛 💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕 Strong women are firmly rooted in faith, family, and hope for the future. #slp #slpeeps #slplife #slp2be #aud2be #ashaigers #slpsofinstagram #instaslp #speechpathologist #speechtherapist #parenting #grandparenting #ocmoms #ocfamilies #ocdads #internationalslp #newportbeach #orangecounty #privatepracticeslp #californiaslp #hawaiislp #teletherapyslp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ Today’s Tip ⭐️
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Nothing more exciting than a little chit chat during surgery! 😉
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#slp #slplife #slpeeps #slp2b #communicationdisorder #socialskills #asd #autism #aspergers #stuttering #apraxia #privatepracticeslp #parenting #grandparenting #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #newportbeach  #orangecounty #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

⭐️ Today’s Tip ⭐️ :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Nothing more exciting than a little chit chat during surgery! 😉 :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: #slp #slplife #slpeeps #slp2b #communicationdisorder #socialskills #asd #autism #aspergers #stuttering #apraxia #privatepracticeslp #parenting #grandparenting #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #newportbeach #orangecounty #californiaslp #hawaiislp #aworldofdifference!

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