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Business Name: Island Therapies

Address::
1451 Quail Street, Suite 105
Newport Beach, California 92660

Phone Number: (949) 422-0730

Email Address: ruth@islandtherapies.net

Website: http://www.islandtherapies.net

Describe treatment approach used:
- Multi-sensory/Multi-modality approach for treating childhood apraxia of speech.
- Incorporate auditory, visual, tactile and kinesthetic cues to facilitate motor planning.
- Establish functional vocabulary to practice in therapy and at home.
- Small set of words with mass practice presented in a hierarchical approach.
- Use flash cards, toys, puzzles, actions figures, animals, vehicles, and books as stimulus items.
- Incorporate play and give attention to prosody as speech and language develop.

Describe parent/caregiver involvement: Parents are involved in every therapy session. They are a part of the team and their valuable contribution and practice at home facilitate the best outcome.

Describe your past and current involvement in the Apraxia community​?​ 2017 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech
2016 Presented on Speech Disorders to include Apraxia of Speech in Vietman

Do you provide consultation/collaboration with other professionals (for example, ​​attending IEP meetings, co treating, etc.) Yes

Age range​ treated?​ 1.5 years to 18 years

Hours of operation: M-F 9am - 6pm

Locations where​ treatment ​is ​provided? Office/Clinic

Insurance accepted? No

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