Expression Connection is a program of the DSCBA Educational Alliance. Through this program, we ensure that children who have communication and speech difficulty due to Down syndrome have access to Alternative and Augmentative Communication systems. It is our goal to make sure every individual is empowered and has the ability to communicate. We offer a lending library of AAC devices, consultations and training presentations. To learn more about the program, please contact Reeni Krafft at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Speech Therapy Services
Heather Vukelich, MS, CCC-SLP is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Feeding Specialist and TalkTools Instructor (www.talktools.com) who specializes in working with people with Down syndrome and special needs. She works inside the doors of the Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area, (Danville, CA).
Heather's passion for inclusion and independence translates directly into her oral sensory-motor work with children on: speech clarity, oral motor development and feeding development.
Heather works 1:1 with people of all ages (birth - adults), as well as teaches webinars, seminars (www.talktools.com) and parent feeding classes (www.happykidstherapy.com/feeding-class). She was trained by the creator of the TalkTools program, Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP.
Heather has recently finished her advanced 9-month Orofacial Myofunctional training program “Myo Masterminds” through the very highly esteemed Breathe Institute in Los Angeles.
Heather's specialty in working with children with Down syndrome also includes in-depth knowledge and resources regarding: orthodontics, cranio-facial and airway development, sleep apnea, orofacial myofunctional therapy, American Sign Language, dietary considerations, communication programs, educational programs, medical considerations, physical and sensory needs, as well as behavioral strategies.
To learn more about Heather’s services please click here: www.happykidstherapy.com/services
Feel free to contact Heather directly by phone, email, or through her website.