CSHC's very first SLP, Wayne Bell, is seen here in this The Charlotte Observer article from 1969! Mr. Bell was quoted as saying: “The children don’t have understanding of vocabulary he or she should have at this age.” Our SLPs are continuing Mr. Bell's work in our center and in the local schools, daycares and through our outreach programs with community partners.
We refer our clients to Milestone Therapy's Occupational Therapists when we see that our clients need to grow their fine motor, coordination, or sensory regulation skills. We work together with Milestone’s Occupational Therapists both in the community and in our center. As seen here, Heather (OT) and Maren (SLP) collaborate on clients they share at Bethlehem Center Head Start-St. John’s. Heather and Maren share beneficial strategies and supports each are using in their individual sessions so
We are thrilled to honor two very special people who played an integral role in CSHC's founding 50 years ago! Founder Roland Elliott and original Director and Audiologist Don Bynum are featured in this video discussing the early days of CSHC. Without Roland and Don, it's safe to say that CSHC might not exist today! We thank them for addressing a need in the community, and are proud to continue serving those with speech and hearing needs in their footsteps.
We are looking forward to our 9th Annual Beauty of Expression Event on Thursday! (And yes - we have a tent!)
When Yoga and Speech Therapy collides, you get YOLA - one of our newest programs! YOLA is a YOga and LAnguage program led by a CSHC Speech-Language Pathologist who is a certified pediatric yoga instructor. YOLA sessions pair development of language and literacy skills with yoga movement. The program aims to foster the growth of children’s skills of balance, strength, flexibility, resilience and mindfulness while integrating specific language and literacy skills. In each session, children learn