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Speech Therapy

Goldstar’s many speech-language pathologists are experienced in assessment and treatment of children with a variety of communication, speech, and feeding and swallowing disorders secondary to variety of diagnoses including, but not limited to autism, genetic syndromes, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, apraxia, seizure disorders, and hearing impairment. Our speech-language pathologists are ASHA certified, licensed, and possess a vast amount of experience in assessment and treatment of children in home-based early intervention, Head Start classrooms, schools, and clinics. Motivated to implement the latest techniques and evidence-based practices, Goldstar’s therapists frequently attend workshops across the county. Below is a sample of workshops that our speech-language pathologists have attended:

  • Autism and Aspergers.  Dr. Tony Atwood, Dr. Temple Grandin, Lynn Hamilton, Lois Hickman, and Maria Wheeler.
  • How to Jump Start Learning with Children with Sensory Dysfunction.  Catherine Chemin Schneider, OTR.
  • Introduction to PROMPT.  Deborah A. Hayden MA CCC-SLP.
  • It Takes Two to Talk: The Hanen Program for Parents, Certification Workshop, Elaine Weitzman.
  • LAMP: Language Acquisition Through Motor Planning, Janet S. Lehr, MS, CCC-SLP.
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment. Cynthia M. Fox, Ph.D., CCC-SLP.
  • MORE:  Integrating the Mouth with Sensory and Postural Function.
  • Nonverbal Learning Disabilities:  From Diagnosis Through Strategies for Home and School, Dean J.M. Mooney, Ph.D., NCSP.
  • Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention.  Debra Beckman, MS, CCC-SLP.
  • Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders: A Medical, Motor, and Behavioral Approach. Krisi Brackett, MS, CCC-SLP.
  • Picture Exchange Communication System.  Andrew S. Bondy, Ph.D., and Lori Frost, M.S., CCC-SLP.
  • Shoebox Sensory Motor Activities on a Shoestring Budget. Shoshana Shamberg, OTR/L, MS.
  • SKI*HI Basic Parent Advisor Training.  Karen Clark M.S. CCC-SLP.
  • Vestibular Activation:  Therapeutic Movement to Optimize Physical, Social and Cognitive Occupation.
  • Young Children With Autism: Building Social Communication using Evidence-Based Practice. Katherine C. Holman Ph.D., CCC-SLP.
  • DIR/Floortime. Jake Greenspan and Tim Bleeker