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New Program for Young Children with Speech-Language Difficulties

The Temple University Speech-Language-Hearing Center recently implemented a weekly group program for children identified with delays/disorders in receptive and expressive language development.  Rather than just receiving weekly individual one hour sessions, children in the new group are seen for 45 minute individual sessions, and then join together with 3-5 other children with similar challenges for a 30 minute group time where they can practice their new skills in a social context.  While the children are having their group with 3-4 graduate clinicians, another graduate clinician

Posted:  March 21, 2014

The BESA is Released and Now Available

Several years ago, Dr. Aquiles Iglesias wrote an article entitled, “What test should I use?” (Seminars in Speech and Language, 2001).  In this article, he outlined several general factors that must be considered in developing an assessment for Spanish-English, bilingual children.  In the same issue, three former Temple students (V. Gutierrez-Clellen, L. Peña, and B. Goldstein) and our colleague L.

Posted:  March 13, 2014

Kim Sabourin Becomes Board Recognized Specialist in Fluency Disorders

Please join our Department in extending warm congratulations to Kim Sabourin for accomplishing and being accepted as a board recognized specialist in fluency disorders (BRS-FD).  This recognition arises from much commitment and effort that Kim has extended in both clinical practice and at the TU Speech-Language-Hearing Center.  Kim’s ability to provide high quality services to people who stutter and their families is greatly valued in the Department as we continue to provide the necessary resources for our patients and students to succeed.

Posted:  August 30, 2013