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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💫 Today’s Tip 💫 
So many concepts can be taught with ZINGO and kids love it!! #slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #apraxia #stuttering #autism #languageintervention #privatepracticeslp #californiaslp #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 So many concepts can be taught with ZINGO and kids love it!! #slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #apraxia #stuttering #autism #languageintervention #privatepracticeslp #californiaslp #aworldofdifference!

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#ISAD2018 #stuttering #internationalstutteringawarenessday #westutter #stutteringfoundation #nationalstutteringassociation 
#campsay #SLP #californiaslp #slpeeps #slplife #speechtherapy #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp 
#aworldofdifference!

RAISING AWARENESS #ISAD2018 #stuttering #internationalstutteringawarenessday #westutter #stutteringfoundation #nationalstutteringassociation #campsay #SLP #californiaslp #slpeeps #slplife #speechtherapy #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 .

Based on a 2018 study, these are the ages at which children acquire speech sounds in English. It's good to know!! .

A meta-analysis of 27 languages showed that children master all consonant sounds in their ambient language with 90% accuracy by the age of 5 years. WOW! .

https://ajslp.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=2701897 .

#slpeeps #slplife #speechtherapy #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #slp #californiaslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 . Based on a 2018 study, these are the ages at which children acquire speech sounds in English. It's good to know!! . A meta-analysis of 27 languages showed that children master all consonant sounds in their ambient language with 90% accuracy by the age of 5 years. WOW! . https://ajslp.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=2701897 . #slpeeps #slplife #speechtherapy #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #slp #californiaslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

☀️ Sunday Funnies! ☀️
Woodstock is just too cute!

#slpeeps #slplife #speechpathology #speechtherapy #speechlanguagepathology #communicationskills #privatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

☀️ Sunday Funnies! ☀️ Woodstock is just too cute! #slpeeps #slplife #speechpathology #speechtherapy #speechlanguagepathology #communicationskills #privatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫
Listening to Dr. Conture at the Center for Children Who Stutter today & tomorrow at their 20th annual conference. Do you have this magnet he created for the Stuttering Foundation? It’s the best!!
#slpeeps #slplife #stuttering #centerforchildrenwhostutter #stutteringfoundation #speechpathology #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 Listening to Dr. Conture at the Center for Children Who Stutter today & tomorrow at their 20th annual conference. Do you have this magnet he created for the Stuttering Foundation? It’s the best!! #slpeeps #slplife #stuttering #centerforchildrenwhostutter #stutteringfoundation #speechpathology #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 
It’s important to remember that 1% of the population worldwide stutters. That’s a lot of people! If you do, you’re really not alone!! #slpeeps #slplife #stuttering #nationalstutteringassociation #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 It’s important to remember that 1% of the population worldwide stutters. That’s a lot of people! If you do, you’re really not alone!! #slpeeps #slplife #stuttering #nationalstutteringassociation #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 
Teach them well! 
#slpeeps #slplife #earlyintervention  #speechtherapy #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 Teach them well! #slpeeps #slplife #earlyintervention #speechtherapy #speechpathology #privatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫
. Teach by example
. Use positive language
. Show kindness
. Model gratitude
. They’re watching
. They’re listening
. They’re imitating 
#slplife #slpeeps #privatepracticeslp #speechlanguagepathology  #gratitude #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 . Teach by example . Use positive language . Show kindness . Model gratitude . They’re watching . They’re listening . They’re imitating #slplife #slpeeps #privatepracticeslp #speechlanguagepathology #gratitude #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫
A few things to look out for if you suspect apraxia of speech. You can find more detailed information at “apraxia kids” website. 
#slplife #slpeeps #apraxia #privatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 A few things to look out for if you suspect apraxia of speech. You can find more detailed information at “apraxia kids” website. #slplife #slpeeps #apraxia #privatepracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

😂 Sunday Funnies 🤣
#slplife #slpeeps #speechandhearing #pediatricslp

😂 Sunday Funnies 🤣 #slplife #slpeeps #speechandhearing #pediatricslp

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 
Children can learn to lengthen their utterances by “chunking” as in “I want” and “more candy” then join them together. This morning, this little girl said, “I want more candy pweez Woofie” to me. I laughed so hard I nearly died of cuteness overload! ❤️ Ruth
#slplife  #slpeeps #earlyintervention #speechtherapylife #speechlanguagepathology #pediatricslp #privatpracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today’s Tip 💫 Children can learn to lengthen their utterances by “chunking” as in “I want” and “more candy” then join them together. This morning, this little girl said, “I want more candy pweez Woofie” to me. I laughed so hard I nearly died of cuteness overload! ❤️ Ruth #slplife #slpeeps #earlyintervention #speechtherapylife #speechlanguagepathology #pediatricslp #privatpracticeslp #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

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Signing with your little ones is beneficial & fun!! #slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #communication #babysigns #earlyintervention #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

💫 Today's Tip 💫 Signing with your little ones is beneficial & fun!! #slplife #slpeeps #speechtherapy #speechpathology #speechlanguagepathology #communication #babysigns #earlyintervention #newportbeach #aworldofdifference!

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