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Office Hours:

Please note office hours are intended to provide real-time technical assistance to educators, caregivers, parents, and students. Technical assistance is not legal advice. Specific questions concerning a student’s special education program or the laws relating to the provision of services in a child’s IEP (Individualized Educational Program) should be directed to ConsultLine at 800-879-2301.


Testing your system:

Participants are encouraged to test your computers/devices prior to the date of the web conference using https://zoom.us/test, and to seek local assistance if you encounter difficulty.

Date/Time: Tuesdays 9:00-11:00AM and Wednesdays 7:00-9:00PM
To make an appointment, please email: speechlanguage@pattan.net

Possible Topics: Supporting communication in the home; general tips for addressing articulation, language, and fluency needs; questions to ask your SLP; integrating language into your everyday routine; providing family perspective to support digital evaluations; and using available resources such as phone, email, social media to support communication.



Pre-Recorded Trainings: (Coming Soon!)

  • Helping your children participate in virtual speech sessions
  • Keep Them Talking (and Listening!): Supporting Communication in the Home



Live Trainings (Coming Soon!)

  • Family Member Support Webinars: “Speech-Language Therapy 2.0: Supporting Your Kids in Teleintervention Speech” and “Keep Them Talking (and Listening!): Supporting Communication in the Home” (Duration: 1hr)



Publications/Resources