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  • Spotlight Saturday: Amy Bopp, Coordinator - Sign Language Program

    Spotlight Saturday: Amy Bopp, Coordinator - Sign Language Program

    We interviewed Amy Bopp, Coordinator - Sign Language Program, to learn about her connection with HASA. Read More>>

  • Speech Reading #ThrowbackThursday

    Speech Reading #ThrowbackThursday

    Today for #ThrowbackThursday, we're looking at a picture from HASA's history in the late 1950s, where one of the services we offered was speech reading classes. Speech reading, also referred to as lip reading, involves identifying what is being said based on the speaker's lips, as well as their facial expressions and gestures. Did you know HASA actually started in 1926 as the Speech Reader's League of Baltimore? READ MORE>>

  • Spotlight Saturday: Aaron Marshall, Board President

    Spotlight Saturday: Aaron Marshall, Board President

    We interviewed Aaron Marshall, HASA's Board President, to learn more about his connection with HASA. READ MORE>>

  • Sensory Friendly Holidays: Some Tips for Families

    Sensory Friendly Holidays: Some Tips for Families

    As many as 1 in 6 children may experience some level of sensory processing challenge that could be symptomatic of autism, ADHD, OCD, deafness or no diagnosis at all. This challenge simply means that the five main senses of sight, touch, smell, taste and hearing are processed a little differently. READ MORE>>

  • Fluency 101: Stuttering in Adolescents and Adults

    Fluency 101: Stuttering in Adolescents and Adults

    In Part four of our five-part series, we take a deeper look a stuttering, specifically in adolescents and adults. READ MORE>>

  • Fluency 101: Stuttering in Children

    Fluency 101: Stuttering in Children

    Part 3 of our Introduction to Stuttering series takes a deeper look at stuttering in children, including the differences between developmental and persistent stuttering as well as treatment approaches well-suited to young kids. READ MORE>>

  • Spotlight Saturday: Susan Glasgow, Executive Director

    Spotlight Saturday: Susan Glasgow, Executive Director

    Learn more about executive director Susan Glasgow in the first of our #SpotlightSaturday posts.  We interviewed Susan today to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the very first meeting of the Speech Readers' League, which occurred on November 19, 1926. READ MORE>>

  • Trans* Communication

    Trans* Communication

    Why would a trans* individual seek speech therapy? Voice, communication styles, and gender markers in speech all fall under the purview of speech-language pathologists. READ MORE>>

  • 1996 Annual Report #ThrowbackThursday

    1996 Annual Report #ThrowbackThursday

    Today for #ThrowbackThursday we go back twenty years to our 1996 Annual Report. At that time, we served just over 1,400 clients, with over 9,500 sessions. In 2015, HASA served over 4000 clients with over 78,000 appointment hours. Also in 1996, HASA had a revenue and expenditure of $2.9 million and $2.95 million respectively. In 2015, those numbers were respectively $8.46 million and $7.94 million. READ MORE>>

  • Special Needs and Halloween

    Special Needs and Halloween

    The leaves are turning bright colors and falling, there is a crisp chill in the air, and if you yourself haven’t, you know someone who has renewed their addiction to Pumpkin Spiced Lattes. And with autumn, we know that the Halloween season is upon us! READ MORE>>

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