Sensational Summer Programs at the Center!

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This Summer is all about Communication Development! In addition to the great services offered at the Center, many Summer Programs will be offered as well!  These programs include….

 

Summer Speech Therapy Jump-Start Program

Give your child the boost he or she needs to confidently enter the classroom in the fall! NOW ENROLLING!

June 22 -July 24, 2015
(Make-up week, July 27 – 31)
Cost: $300

Program includes:

  • A brief speech assessment
    • To determine the speech sounds to target when working with your child. ($55 value)
  • Individual, weekly speech therapy sessions
    • Five, 30-minute sessions to introduce correct production of error sounds. ($300 value)
  • Customized home practice materials
    • Maximize carryover of the skills your child learns in therapy at home.
  • Complementary hearing screening.
    • Hearing problems can delay the development of speech.
  • End of program report with recommended next steps.

For more information, contact Amy Tyner, Senior Speech-Language Pathologist

at 863-686-3189 or atyner@cfshc.org

 

Baby Sign Language Classes

Why Wait to Communicate?? Sign language enhances a baby’s language development by allowing them to learn and play with language before their speech develops.

  • Space is limited… call today!
  • Parent and child classes
  • For babies from birth to walkers
  • At Central Florida Speech & Hearing Center, located in Highlands Plaza
  • Classes are fun, social and educational!

For more information contact:

Jackie Bowman
863.686.3189
jbowman@cfshc.org

 

Reading Blast! 

Free Reading Program

  • Thursdays from 9am-10am
  • Starting June 11, 2015
  • From Ages 5 & Up
  • Classes held at Central Florida Speech & Hearing Center (3020 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, FL 33803)
  • This program is designed to encourage the joys of reading or being read to!

Call 863-686-3189 for more information!

 

And so much more!

May 12th Stroke Support Group meeting to cover Stress Management & Relaxation Techniques!

The Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center Stroke Support Group now meets the Second Tuesday of the Month at 1:00 p.m. in the Ruthven Family Community Room located at 3020 Lakeland Highlands Road in Lakeland.

May 12th meeting will focus on Stress Management and Relaxation Techniques.

The CFSHC Stroke Support Group provides the opportunity to meet and share experiences with family members, caregivers and others. The support group has been established to provide education, advice, and self-help skills, as well as new potentials and possibilities.

Meetings are FREE and open to the public. To learn more about the Stroke Support Group, please contact Tina Bell at 863.686.3189.

Summer SPEECH THERAPY Jump-Start Program coming to Central Florida Speech & Hearing Center!

SummerJumpStartFLYRv2-page-0 NOW ENROLLING! The program runs from June 22 -July 24, 2015. Cost: $300

Give your child the boost he or she needs to confidently enter the classroom in the fall!

Program includes:
– A brief speech assessment to determine the speech sounds to
target when working with your child. ($55 value)
– Individual, weekly speech therapy sessions. Five,
30-minute sessions to introduce correct production of
error sounds. ($300 value)
– Customized home practice materials. Maximize carryover of
the skills your child learns in therapy at home.
– Complementary hearing screening. Hearing problems can
delay the development of speech.
– End of program report with recommended next steps.

For more information, contact Amy Tyner, Senior Speech-Language Pathologist at 863-686-3189 or atyner@cfshc.org

 

Click here to view the official flyer for more details!

The Center is proud to welcome our new Audiologist, Dr. Ben Russell!

Dr. Russell earn a Doctoral degree in Audiology (Au.D.) from the University of South Florida in 2010.  He completed his clinical externship with the Carolina Ear and Hearing Clinic, an Otology group located in Raleigh, NC.  He provides diagnostic testing for both hearing and balance disorders.

Dr. Russell is an active researcher at the University of South Florida, where he is a Ph.D. candidate.  His current work involves sound and speech perception by adult cochlear implant listeners.

 

 

FREE Amplified Phones Available at Nearby Locations in June!

Never Miss a Word with a FREE Amplified Phone!

If you are a Florida resident with a certified hearing loss, a new telephone can help make conversations easier. The phone is offered at NO COST through the nonprofit Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc.

 

Central Florida Speech & Hearing Center will be distributing these phones at the following locations on the selected dates:

 

Brandon Chamber of Commerce
Brandon, FL 33511
Friday June 5, 2015
10am-3pm
 
Bruton Memorial Library
Plant City, FL 33563
Monday, June 1, 2015
10am-3pm
 
Mulberry Library
Monday, June 22, 2015
10am-3pm
 
Lake Wales Library
Friday, June 19, 2015
1oam-3pm
 
Winter Haven Library
Monday June 15, 2015
10am-3pm
 
Haines City Library
Monday, June 29, 2015
10am-3pm
 
Sebring Public Library
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
10:30am-3pm

Thank You to All that Supported the WOCF Spring Fashion Show!

Thank you to everyone that came out to support the 2015 Women of Central Florida Spring Fashion Show last night!

We’d like to recognized our 38 amazing women that participated… Melony Bell, Ashley Bell Barnett, Whitnie Bell, Bell, Joni Finkbeiner, Janet Albritton, Liz Antaya, Donna Pearce, Kathy Abels, Gwinnell Brant, Allison Beeman, Aileen Figueroa, Anna Bostick, Ashleigh Broadus, Carol Mitchell, Diane Giordano, Elaine Goddard, GG Golden, Joy Pedersen, Juli Surface, Lauren Schwenk, Lauren Giordano, Perry Oakley, Tiffany Alfonso, Teresa Olinger, Misty Peacock, Madalyn Kissel, Melinda Herrin, Marsha Gotro, Brianna Burton, Kristin Burton, Ally Robare, Michelle Robare, Michelle Broxton, Danita Farnsworth, Andrea Oliver, Danica Fields, and Lynn Browning!

A BIG Thank You…

Sheriff Grady Judd, our Master of Ceremonies
Brad Minns, our guest speaker
Christopher Rollins, our Child of the Year
Marty Higginbotham, our auctioneer for the night
Jenny Pitts, our photographer

Our Fashion Partners: Chico’s, Southern Posh, M. Marie, and Hattie’s Branches!

Our Beauty Team: End Results Salon Spa, Professional Appearance Makeup, & Fantastic Sams!

Our Live Auction Partners: Sheriff Grady Judd, Kathy Abels, the Barnett Family, and Dudley Rayborn! And all the wonderful businesses that donated items for our silent auction!