Kids On The Go Featured in American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Article!

Published July 20, 2016

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A Detroit-based SLP has built a camp for kids with developmental delays that offers free sessions focusing on speech-language skills, motor skills and more. Kristy Piana Schena kept hearing the same question from parents at the hospital where she provided speech-language treatment to in-and outpatient adult and pediatric clients: What should I do for my kids over summer break? Many of the families couldn’t afford private treatment sessions, but they wanted their kids to continue progressing between school years—or at least not lose ground. And Schena wanted to help.m_LML_web

 

With colleagues, she brainstormed ideas for a multidisciplinary camp to include speech-language treatment. But she found most insurance companies don’t cover treatment for speech-languagedisorders. And “even charging the lowest fees possible to cover expenses was beyond what these parents could afford,” she says…..Read More

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