Ruth W. Bass, MS, CCC-SLP

- Licensed and Certified Pediatric Speech and Language Pathologist

Island Therapies Sessions

At Island Therapies we believe that it is important to develop a solid foundation of communication. Each child's treatment includes time with a parent or guardian to discuss progress.

Sessions consist of the following:

  • One clinical hour of individual therapy is 50 minutes.
  • One clinical half-hour of individual therapy is 25 minutes.
  • Teletherapy 25 or 50 minute sessions
  • Consultation 25 minutes

Trained In/Providing
  • Lidcombe Program – Evidence based stuttering treatment for children
  • Integrated Approach - Fluency Shaping and Stuttering Modification Techniques
  • Demands-Capacity Model - counseling the family to make environmental changes for pre-schoolers who stutter
  • PROMPT - Evidence based approach for apraxia as well as a variety of speech sound disorders
  • Play Therapy/Floortime - child directed approach to early intervention
  • Tongue Trust Therapy - important for dentition, speech and swallowing
  • Social Skills Intervention - for children with various social communication difficulties
  • Accent Modification - English pronunciation for second language learners
  • Speech, Language and Hearing Screenings - for children of all ages

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