Speech, Language and Hearing Therapy Summer Programs for Children

Lubbock preschool and school-age children have the opportunity to continue expanding their communication skills in a fun, interactive way this summer.

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences will host speech and language summer programs for children June 4 through July 19 at TTUHSC, 3601 Fourth St., and at All Saints Episcopal School, 3222 103rd St.

The programs are designed for children ages 3 to 12 with various types of speech, language and learning disabilities. Children will participate in individual and group speech-language therapy activities while enjoying field trips, socialization and hands-on crafts, projects and experiments. Programs will be coordinated and supervised by faculty speech-language pathologists in the TTUHSC Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. Current first- and second-year graduate students in the department will provide speech and language therapy.

Schedules are as follows:

Tech Tykes
9 to 11:30 a.m., Monday-Thursday, All Saints Episcopal School
Session 1: June 4-14
Session 2: June 18-28
Ages 3-6
Preschool speech and language skills

Reader’s Theater

1:30 to 4 p.m., Monday-Thursday, All Saints Episcopal School
Session 1: June 4-14
Session 2: June 18-28
Ages 5-11
Language and literacy skills

Tech PALS
9 a.m. to noon, July 16-19, TTUHSC
Ages 5-11
Pragmatic and affective language skills

Listen Up Club
1 to 4:30 p.m., July 16- 19, TTUHSC
Ages 6-12
Listening and auditory processing skills

Registration for all programs is $45 per day. Discounted rates of 20 percent apply for total registration fees collected in advance. Any HMO/PPO patients must pay their copay in advance. Tuition must be paid in full by the initial session. Installment payments will be possible as long as the final payment is made by the initial session.

For more information or to register, call Carolyn Perry, M.S., CCC-SLP, or Brittany Hall, M.S., CCC-SLP, at (806) 743-5660 or email carolyn.perry@ttuhsc.edu or brittany.hall@ttuhsc.edu. Download the brochure and other registration forms at: http://www.ttuhsc.edu/sah/patient.

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