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Gwendolyn Barbato, M.S., CCC-SLP


Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped
Speech Language Pathologist
 A. B. Parker Elementary
89 Madison Street, Cortland, NY

What does a speech language pathologist do in a school?
A speech language pathologist can work on
receptive and expressive language
including grammar and morphology (word knowledge),
fluency/stuttering,
articulation/phonological skills,
pragmatic language skills,
voice disorders, 
augmentative alternative communication.
  For further information go to the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) link.

 We often work on various language and vocabulary skills including antonyms, analogies and idioms in speech language therapy.

antonyms analogies idioms
hot/cold

up/down

friend/foe

love/hate

wet/dry

more/less

increase/decrease

happy/sad

sit/stand

large/small
hot is to sun as cold is to snow

feather is to bird as fur is to bear

food is to eat as milk is to drink

fish is to water as 

 
out of the woods-
out of danger

straight from the horses mouth - from a good reliable source

all thumbs-very clumsy

lemon -defective


Speech language services are available under three different programs:
      Speech Improvement, 
504 plans
Committee on Special Education  (CSE) 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at 

       gbarbato@cortlandschools.org or 607.758.4160
  
                      
 

Announcements

Our theme for the 11-12 school year is BUCKET FILLING based on the books by Carol McCloud.

Fun, Informative Links

"What's in the bag?" guessing game
American Speech and Hearing Association
Bucket Filling
Fun with PBS
Information on Autism
Learn Sign Langauge Online!
National Stuttering Foundation
SCERTS educational approach for Autism
Information About Apraxia


QUICK LINKS

OUR SCHOOLS






Mr. Michael J. Hoose, Superintendent

1 Valley View Drive
Cortland, NY 13045
607-758-4100

www.cortlandschools.org


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