Author Archives: Andrea Quinn

Happy Better Hearing & Speech Month!

“Communication Takes Care” is the theme for this year’s awareness month. As a speech and language pathologist, I can tell you that there is no truer statement than that, communication does take care. In life we often take for granted … Continue reading

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Games in Speech Therapy

Just about any kind of game can be used as a tool to help treat speech delays or disorders.  The trick always lies in how you present, play and control each game you play. When I work with graduate students, … Continue reading

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Many people have an idea of what stuttering is and sounds like. However, the silence, delays and pauses associated with someone who stutters can cause others to be uncomfortable and wondering how to respond. Although everyone is different, here are … Continue reading

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I Became a Speech Therapist

I Became a Speech Therapist The gift of helping children communicate has become an amazing journey by Andrea Quinn, M.S., C.C.C. – Director of Speech and Language Department Sometimes the strangest memories stay with us a life time. In high … Continue reading

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Assistive Technology for Speech Therapy at Barrett

At Barrett, we meet with many children who are working hard to express themselves. A lot of our friends use words, but many are non-verbal.   We have found assistive technology such as Boardmaker®and Proloquo2Go™ to be extremely effective tools to … Continue reading

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month

Did you know that May is Better Speech and Hearing Month? The following is a press release put out by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) that I thought might be of interest to you. CELEBRATE BETTER HEARING AND SPEECH MONTH … Continue reading

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An Entertaining Alien May Facilitate Language: Pogg an iPad App

Here at Barrett we service children from one year old through the teenage years with a variety of disorders from developmental and articulation delays to children on the autism spectrum. We are keeping up with trending technology and have found … Continue reading

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