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Speech and Language

Speech and Language Therapy Services


Jennfier Cies, M. S., CCC-SLP


Conover Road Primary School 

Cedar Drive Middle School


Katherine Tappan-Verderosa, Speech/Language Specialist


Conover Road Elementary School

Cedar Drive Middle School


Carol S. Rush, M. S., CCC-SLP


Conover Road Primary School 







Language is different from Speech  


Language is made up of socially shared rules that include the following:

  • What words mean
  • How to make new words
  • How to put words together
  • What word combinations are best in what situations


Speech is the verbal means of communicating.  Speech consists of the following:

  • Articulation
  • Voice
  • Fluency 
Useful Information






 Fun links to explore 

There are so many games and websites online to have fun playing!  Here are a few to start…

www.starfall.com  (letter sounds, stories for all target sounds) 

http://www.quia.com/shared/search?category=12416&adv_search=true  search for games on this page that include your sound.  Which game is your favorite to play?  Is there one you can share with a friend?


http://www.gigglepoetry.com  Poems to read and create (and of course poems that will make you giggle!!) 

http://www.storylineonline.net   Listen to fantastic stories read aloud by famous actors.  Choose a book to check out from the library…pretend to read it like you are a famous actor.  Look for words with your target sound.  Can you make a new story using these words