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 💫
When kids get ants in their pants ~ get out the tunnel! They can learn so much when they’re on the move. 🚌
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💫 Today’s Tip 💫 When kids get ants in their pants ~ get out the tunnel! They can learn so much when they’re on the move. 🚌 #slplife #slpeeps #autism #aspergers #apraxia #stuttering #pediatricslp #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #earlyintervention #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tips 💫
For our little ones, these themes are frequently observed. If you have concerns, get your child evaluated. Early intervention is the key! 
#slplife #slpeeps #autism #aspergers #apraxia #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #earlyintervention #pediatricslp #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tips 💫 For our little ones, these themes are frequently observed. If you have concerns, get your child evaluated. Early intervention is the key! #slplife #slpeeps #autism #aspergers #apraxia #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #earlyintervention #pediatricslp #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫
Even if their play appears to have no purpose, follow the child’s lead. This will help you develop shared interests. 
#slplife #slpeeps #autism #aspergers #pediatricslp #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #playtherapy #earlyintervention #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 Even if their play appears to have no purpose, follow the child’s lead. This will help you develop shared interests. #slplife #slpeeps #autism #aspergers #pediatricslp #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #playtherapy #earlyintervention #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫
In a world where listening has all but evaporated, pay close attention to what your children are saying. Not to how it’s delivered, but to the message and their self-esteem will soar! 
#slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #pediatricslp #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #stuttering #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 In a world where listening has all but evaporated, pay close attention to what your children are saying. Not to how it’s delivered, but to the message and their self-esteem will soar! #slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #pediatricslp #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #stuttering #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫
By the age of one year, children point to things to show and draw your attention to objects and actions of interest. They use numerous gestures and a few words to get their wants and needs met. 
#slplife #slpeeps #earlyintervention #developmentalmilestones #pediatricslp #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathogy #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 By the age of one year, children point to things to show and draw your attention to objects and actions of interest. They use numerous gestures and a few words to get their wants and needs met. #slplife #slpeeps #earlyintervention #developmentalmilestones #pediatricslp #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathogy #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫
Little tiny ones turn toward sound & look in your eyes when they hear their names.
#earlydevelopmentalmilestones #earlyintervention #slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #pediatricslp #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdiffence!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 Little tiny ones turn toward sound & look in your eyes when they hear their names. #earlydevelopmentalmilestones #earlyintervention #slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #pediatricslp #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdiffence!

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Spelling is impotent! 😂
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Sunday Funnies! Spelling is impotent! 😂 #slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #pediatricslp #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

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Sunday funnies!!
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Sunday funnies!! #slplife #slpeeps #speechandhearing #speechpathology #newportbeach #pediatricslp #aworldofdifference!

So true!
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More fun interactive books! Learning about labeling, counting, plurals, colors, numbers, focus, attention, and on and on!
#slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #soeechlanguagepathology #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

More fun interactive books! Learning about labeling, counting, plurals, colors, numbers, focus, attention, and on and on! #slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #soeechlanguagepathology #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

Do you have these great little books? Learning about categories, “wh” questions, speech production, expanding utterance length, focus, attention, turn taking and fine motor skills. 
#slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #autism #apraxia #aspergers #stuttering #newportbeach #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

Do you have these great little books? Learning about categories, “wh” questions, speech production, expanding utterance length, focus, attention, turn taking and fine motor skills. #slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #autism #apraxia #aspergers #stuttering #newportbeach #pediatricprivatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

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