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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• This little boy was working on fine motor skills while practicing his speech. He asked me what city I live in, so I told him. I asked him what city he lives in and he said “earff”. 🌎  That’s a mighty big city! 😂 I love kids!! 🌍
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• This little boy was working on fine motor skills while practicing his speech. He asked me what city I live in, so I told him. I asked him what city he lives in and he said “earff”. 🌎 That’s a mighty big city! 😂 I love kids!! 🌍 ______________________________________ #slp #slpeeps #slpsofinstagram #slplife #kidlife #momlife #dadlife #familylife #oclife #parenting #grandparenting #pediatricSLP #privatepracticeSLP #aworldofdifference!

• Dr. Shelly literally made me smile today. She’s a fabulous pediatrician I had the pleasure of meeting on an @operationsmile mission. Did you know that Lays potato chips supports Operation Smile?  It’s true! You can, too, by making a purchase or donating online. @Lays will match your gift dollar for dollar and trust me, that will make a lot of kids smile!!
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• Dr. Shelly literally made me smile today. She’s a fabulous pediatrician I had the pleasure of meeting on an @operationsmile mission. Did you know that Lays potato chips supports Operation Smile? It’s true! You can, too, by making a purchase or donating online. @Lays will match your gift dollar for dollar and trust me, that will make a lot of kids smile!! ____________________________________ #slp #slp2b #aud2b #slpeeps #slpsofinstagram #slplife #momlife #dadlife #cleftlife #familylife #oclife #speechlanguagepathologist #audiologist #pediatricians #dentists #lays #operationsmile #cleftlipandpalate #cleftsurgery #givesomeoneasmile #pediatricSLP #aworldofdifference!

• Many children stutter in the preschool years. Here’s what to look for when stuttering persists. 
Thank you @talkingtotschicago!
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• Many children stutter in the preschool years. Here’s what to look for when stuttering persists. Thank you @talkingtotschicago! ___________________________________ #slp #slpa #slp2b #slpeeps #slplife #stuttering #fluencydisorders #stutter #momlife #familylife #oclife #pediatricSLP

• “Where do I begin?”
This is a common question parents ask when discovering their child has a language delay.  It’s important to foster functional communication and target academic skills after that. Thank you to the person who designed this graphic. I love it! 
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• “Where do I begin?” This is a common question parents ask when discovering their child has a language delay. It’s important to foster functional communication and target academic skills after that. Thank you to the person who designed this graphic. I love it! __________________________________ #slp #slp2b #slpa #slpeeps #slplife #momlife #familylife #oclife #ocmoms #ocdads #ocfamilies #languagedelay #speechpathology #speechtherapy #communicationdelay #communicationdisorders #pediatricSLP #privatepracticeSLP #newportbeach #coronadelmarbeach #lagunabeach #huntingtonbeach #newportcoast #irvine #tustin #aworldofdifference!

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• 5 ASHA CEUs - April 4, 2020 •
Offering continuing education credits for:
• Pediatricians • Psychologists • Speech Language Pathologists • Educational Therapists •
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• 5 ASHA CEUs - April 4, 2020 • Offering continuing education credits for: • Pediatricians • Psychologists • Speech Language Pathologists • Educational Therapists • ____________________________________ #slp #slpeeps #slplife #speechlife #communication #continuingeducation #professionaldevelopement #asd #autism #dyslexia #readingcomprehension #pediatricians #educators #educationaltherapists #specialeducation #psychologists #pediatricSLP #speechpathologist #speechlanguagepathologist #speechtherapy #speechpathology

• 5 ASHA CEUs - April 4, 2020 • Speech Language Pathologists • Educational Therapists • Psychologists • Pediatricians • Special Educators • Continuing Education • Professional Development •
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• 5 ASHA CEUs - April 4, 2020 • Speech Language Pathologists • Educational Therapists • Psychologists • Pediatricians • Special Educators • Continuing Education • Professional Development • ________________________________________ @ashaweb #slp #slpeeps #slplife #oclife #speechlife #speechtherapists #speechlanguagepathologists #speechpathologists #pediatricians #psychologists #educationaltherapists #specialeducationteachers #asd #autism #readingcomprehension #dyslexia #pediactricSLP #privatepracticeSLP

• According to the NIH (National Institutes of Health), approximately 1 out of every 12 children from 3 to 17 has a voice, speech, language or swallowing disorder. That’s a lot of kids!
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• According to the NIH (National Institutes of Health), approximately 1 out of every 12 children from 3 to 17 has a voice, speech, language or swallowing disorder. That’s a lot of kids! ______________________________________ #slp #slp2b #slpa #slpeeps #slplife #momlife #dadlife #familylife #oclife #speechlanguagepathology #speechpathology #aworldofdifference!

• So true & so important!! Thanks @mrsspeechiep for the great info!! •
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• So true & so important!! Thanks @mrsspeechiep for the great info!! • __________________________________ #slp #slp2b #slpa #slpeeps #slplife #parentlife #grandparentlife #patenting #grandparenting #momlife #dadlife #familylife #speechlanguagepathologists #aworldofdifference!

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• Do you think body language is important? 😂
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• Do you think body language is important? 😂 ___________________________________ #slp #slpa #slp2b #sociallanguage #socialskills #pragmaticlanguage #bodylanguage #speechtherapy #nonverbalcommunication #asd #autism #aspergersyndrome #parenting #grandparenting #alexithymia #facialexpressions #socialskillstraining

• Enjoy your day! •
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