WHO: Adolescents and Adults with all types of developmental disabilities including Aspergers, age 15-40 with a skilled and experienced speech therapist, Rebecca Wynne.
WHEN: New dates TBD
All abilities welcome to apply including those who have AAC devices, are fully verbal, or who have communication skills that require refinement and/or development. Only participants with similar abilities will be grouped together. Max 4 participants per group (minimum 3 required).
WHERE: Bothell North Creek Schoolhouse at Centennial Park
WHAT: 6 sessions, 75 minutes each; group speech-language therapy to develop social skills required for work, school and life; includes conversational skills such as topic maintenance, introduction and shifts, how to make friends, appropriate behaviors based on context, dating and relationships, 'hanging out', spatial awareness of others and a whole host of other issues that commonly affect this special group of people.
Free parent group facilitated by Nithya Siva, SLP 3x for each group during this session in the same location as the group.
HOW: Scroll down to book online with a deposit or contact Nithya at 425-931-5550 or email at email@example.com. Cost includes all sessions and facility fee. If you have not participated in a group with Sno-King Speech Inc. before, a short evaluation with Rebecca will be required. Cost is $50. An insurance compliant invoice will be provided at the end of the session from which you may get reimbursement. Sessions are billed as speech/language therapy - group. Apply for funding via Ben's Fund if under age 23 and with diagnosis of Autism. https://www.featwa.org/bens-fund.html
Rebecca has been an SLP working with adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities for the past 16 years. She currently works in a Snohomish County School District. For the past 5 years, Rebecca has had an increasing interest in social communication and how it affects interpersonal relationships for those with disabilities. She has co-taught social communication classes and has attended many continuing education courses on sexual education. She recently completed certification in teaching sexual education to people with developmental disabilities.
Speech Therapists Rebecca and Nithya offer in-home or at-work training and education to help you succeed at school, life and work. Call for more information 425-931-5550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need financial assistance to participate, select the link below for information about Ben's Fund - Families for Effective Autism Treatment.
Helping people with Autism reach their full potential
Ben's Fund provides grant opportunities to families across Washington state who need financial assistance with requests related specifically to their child's and young adult's autism spectrum disorder treatments. From therapies to equipment, we support our local families by easing some of the financial strain associated with autism.