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How I became a Speech Pathologist…

Never say never. I was not the best student in high school. I was unsure what I wanted and stuttered severely. Please read. I am not doing teen life coaching and of course stuttering and speech therapy.  Please email me at Lori@allislandspeech.com in strict confidence. https://allislandspeech.com/HowIbecameaSpeechLanguagePathologist.php


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Preschool Stuttering.. Do not wait

If you would like more information on the Lidcombe Program for Early Childhood Stuttering, please visit www.allislandspeech.com Speech difficulties Fiona Baker bodyandsoul.com.au At least a quarter of child stutterers will need some form of treatment. And the earlier, the better. For Gary*, watching The King’s Speech was a painful process. As a former stutterer – who still occasionally relapses when anxious – the movie re-opened some old childhood wounds. “I can’t remember not stuttering,” says the 49-year-old who eventually in his 20s learnt to control his stammer. “But back then it was considered ‘my affliction’ and nothing much was done to treat it. “I grew up in the country and I just had to deal with it. The thing is, I couldn’t deal with it – I was teased, even by my siblings, and became quiet and withdrawn and felt isolated and unable to make friends.” Life-long impact It’s estimated that […]


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Great Prolonged Speech Program…

Many years ago I was scared to say  hello. Yes I was scared to say hello. I took a prolonged course that I learned from it. I can help your teen improve fluency. Once a week might not be the answer. I have a unique program. www.allislandspeech.com


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Dyslexia is real..

Award-Winning Reading Interventions Deliver Long-Term Gains Improved reading skills have far-reaching benefits beyond better test scores: Increased comprehension and confidence boosts performance across all areas of study. Verified by scientific research and results, the computer-based Fast ForWord® and Reading Assistant™ tools from Scientific Learning offer enduring gains to struggling learners. Fast ForWord® Reading Intervention Offering Language, Literacy and Reading series, Fast Forword builds the foundational language and cognitive skills that struggling learners and English Language Learners lack. Studies have shown that learners may improve language and reading by up to two grade levels in as little as three months! BONUS! Through October 30th, take $150 off Fast ForWord! Details below. More info… Reading Assistant™ Using speech recognition technology, Reading Assistant supports and corrects learners as they read aloud so that they quickly build fluency and comprehension without feeling self-conscious. Providing real-time guidance and feedback, this program can help students improve their […]


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