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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🇺🇸 GRATEFUL 🇺🇸

🇺🇸 GRATEFUL 🇺🇸

😢 Today’s Thought 😥 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 It doesn’t hurt to send your thoughts and prayers if your heart is aching. So grateful for our firefighters and other first responders during times of tragedy. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
We hold them in our hearts.

😢 Today’s Thought 😥 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 It doesn’t hurt to send your thoughts and prayers if your heart is aching. So grateful for our firefighters and other first responders during times of tragedy. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 We hold them in our hearts.

🐬🌴🌺 Today’s News 🌺🌴🐬 Aloha! 
Island Therapies is licensed in California & Hawai’i - seeing private clients & doing teletherapy. 
Mahalo!! 🍍🌺🐬🌴🏄🏼‍♀️
#ashaweb #slpeeps #slplife #privatepracticeslp 
#speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #stutteringtherapy #slplikeaboss💕 #slp #stuttering #teletherapy  #aworldofdifference!

🐬🌴🌺 Today’s News 🌺🌴🐬 Aloha! Island Therapies is licensed in California & Hawai’i - seeing private clients & doing teletherapy. Mahalo!! 🍍🌺🐬🌴🏄🏼‍♀️ #ashaweb #slpeeps #slplife #privatepracticeslp #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #stutteringtherapy #slplikeaboss💕 #slp #stuttering #teletherapy #aworldofdifference!

☀️ Sunday Funnies ☀️ #slplife #slpeeps #socialskills #personalspace #speechpathology #speechtherapy #aworldofdifference!

☀️ Sunday Funnies ☀️ #slplife #slpeeps #socialskills #personalspace #speechpathology #speechtherapy #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 ⏰ Happens every year ~ still not exactly sure why! 🤔
#slplife #slpeeps #slp #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #privatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 ⏰ Happens every year ~ still not exactly sure why! 🤔 #slplife #slpeeps #slp #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #privatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 
To sequence is to arrange in a particular order. Oftentimes, kids need a structure or a scaffold from which to organize a number of things in life. Patterns are important! ♦️♣️♥️♠️♦️♣️♥️♠️
#slplife #slpeeps #slp #privatepracticeslp #speechtherapy #speechlanguagepathology #speechpathology #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 To sequence is to arrange in a particular order. Oftentimes, kids need a structure or a scaffold from which to organize a number of things in life. Patterns are important! ♦️♣️♥️♠️♦️♣️♥️♠️ #slplife #slpeeps #slp #privatepracticeslp #speechtherapy #speechlanguagepathology #speechpathology #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Treat 💫 🍁👻🍃🎃🍃👻🍁 Have a fun Halloween!

💫 Today’s Treat 💫 🍁👻🍃🎃🍃👻🍁 Have a fun Halloween!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫
Call an SLP if you have concerns about any communication problem at any age. We’re here for you!

#slplife #slpeeps #privatepracticeslp #stuttering #apraxia #autism #aspergers #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 Call an SLP if you have concerns about any communication problem at any age. We’re here for you! #slplife #slpeeps #privatepracticeslp #stuttering #apraxia #autism #aspergers #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫
POINT of VIEW!
Kids need to learn to predict what others might be thinking, planning, scheming, etc. Getting another person’s point of view is a challenge for many of my young friends... so we work on it and discuss it! ⭐️

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 POINT of VIEW! Kids need to learn to predict what others might be thinking, planning, scheming, etc. Getting another person’s point of view is a challenge for many of my young friends... so we work on it and discuss it! ⭐️

👀 Sunday Funnies 👀

Sometimes our little tater tots get a teensy weensy bit impish.

👀 Sunday Funnies 👀 Sometimes our little tater tots get a teensy weensy bit impish.

Unspeakable sorrow for Pittsburgh.

Unspeakable sorrow for Pittsburgh.

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 Brace yourself!!!! 😂 Did you know??? 🤔 
Tongue thrust should be corrected long before a child gets braces or they’ll push their teeth right back outta whack! 😳

#slplife #slpeeps #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #tonguethrust #ashaweb #cshaweb
#aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 Brace yourself!!!! 😂 Did you know??? 🤔 Tongue thrust should be corrected long before a child gets braces or they’ll push their teeth right back outta whack! 😳 #slplife #slpeeps #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #tonguethrust #ashaweb #cshaweb #aworldofdifference!

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