• Communicating Hope Campaign

    Communicating Hope Campaign

    Fifteen years ago, The Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA) launched the Communicating Hope campaign to raise the funds needed to move from St. Paul Street and build a state-of-the-art facility that was READ MORE>>



    Last time, we talked about communicating the right message through your personal appearance. But what about the things that communicate for you AFTER that first interaction? Remember that once you leave, your resume has to speak for you. Even if you make the best possible first impression by following all the suggestions in our first blog post of the series, a poorly-done resume could be your undoing. READ MORE>>

  • The Changing Landscape of Autism

    The Changing Landscape of Autism

    Autism has been riddled with conflict throughout the years, permeating every facet of its existence in modern society. Debates continue regarding the cause of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), inciting further inquisition into READ MORE>>

  • iPad Grant Available to Individuals with Autism

    iPad Grant Available to Individuals with Autism

    There is much research on the reason why the iPad is such a valuable learning tool for students with communication challenges. Among the benefits are its portability, opportunity for independent learning, and ease of use. Of course, the biggest drawback has been (and still is) affordability. The devices READ MORE>>



    A little over a week ago, I attended a Career Fair at a nearby University. It was a fun and beneficial experience, both for me and I hope for the young professionals who attended. What surprised me about many students was their presentation of self. Many were well-dressed, well-spoken, and obviously well-informed. But there were some I desired to offer advice in order to prepare them better for the professional world. READ MORE>>

  • The Blank Name Tag

    The Blank Name Tag

    My mailbox is full of all kinds of things: sales fliers, journals and magazines, interoffice communications, contributions to the organization and some returned mail.  These items don't really vary much.

    But today was different.  Today, my mailbox had just one item in it - a blank name tag.  READ MORE>>

  • Resource Review: Healthy Beginnings

    Resource Review: Healthy Beginnings

    Despite all the self-help parenting books on the shelves at your local Barnes & Noble, it seems that everyone (and their mother) has uttered the phrase, “Babies don’t come with a manual.” And it’s true. There is no way to fully prepare yourself for all the surprises—wonderful and otherwise—that parenting has to offer. READ MORE>>

  • A Clinical Success: Making Music Accessible Through Technology

    A Clinical Success: Making Music Accessible Through Technology

    If you visited the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in April to see the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) perform, you may have seen a strange blue sign with an ear and the letter ‘T’ on it. And quite possibly you also saw any number of Hearing and Speech Agency representatives standing next to the sign eagerly talking to patrons heading in to the main level. If you’d stayed for the question-and-answer session after one of the concerts, you would have also seen an older gentleman who approached the stage with tears in his eyes, saying it was the best concert he had heard in too long. READ MORE>>

  • Association Improves Access to Communication in 22 States

    Association Improves Access to Communication in 22 States

  • Navigating the IEP

    Navigating the IEP

    Parents can come to find out about IEPs in a variety of ways. For some, it’s a natural progression from the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) started through the Infants and Toddlers program. Others may get notice from their child’s teacher recommending an evaluation because they’re having trouble in the classroom. Some parents may even READ MORE>>

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