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Better Hearing and Speech Month 2020: Communication at Work

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM), and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) designated this year’s theme as “Communication at Work.” BHSM was founded in 1927 by ASHA to raise awareness and promote understanding of hearing health and communication disorders. This month provides a unique opportunity to get involved

Melanie Hudson, nominated for President-Elect on the ASHA Board of Directors

We would like to take this time to congratulate EBS National Director and ASHA Fellow, Melanie Hudson, M.A., CCC-SLP, on her nomination for President-Elect on the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Board of Directors! The President-Elect collaborates with the President to learn the role of the President, to become familiar with

Occupational Therapy Month: Rising to Meet New Challenges

April is Occupational Therapy Month. As we celebrate the OT profession and its vital role in health care, EBS embraces new challenges and continues to enhance lives by providing occupational therapy services through telehealth.  In today’s new world, telehealth has been a lifesaver. Telehealth gives families and therapists the opportunity

Autism Awareness Month: A Virtual Celebration

This April, EBS wanted to spread autism awareness by shining a light on the importance of autism and teletherapy.  So many families rely on EBS to help their children improve communication, social skills, behavior, self-care, and more. EBS is dedicated to ensuring that those with autism and their loved ones

EBS adds a cat to its Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) lineup

This year, EBS became a training site for PAWS Pet Therapy Teams and was pleased to host our first STX Testing and Orientation for 4 new Pet Therapy Teams joining PAWS great work! These new teams will move on to lovingly provide therapeutic visits to the community and partnering sites.

EBS Director, Ruth Stonestreet, to be inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Speech-Language Pathology

We would like to take this time to congratulate EBS Director, ASHA Fellow, and Professor Emerita, Ruth Stonestreet, Ph.D., CCC-SLP on her upcoming induction as a 2020 Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP)! Ruth was invited to join NAP in San Diego, CA for its induction ceremony

EBS Children’s Institute Opens in Chester County

Written by April O’DayPhotography by Kelly O’Keefe EBS, the global leader in services for the birth to 21-year-old population, has opened EBS Children’s Institute in West Chester. EBS Children’s Institute provides specialized services for families in Chester County, training and mentorship programs for healthcare professionals, and research opportunities to help

EBS to Hold Special Education and ABA Career Fairs

EBS to host Career Fairs in Philadelphia and at its National Headquarters. Job seekers can apply for a position at the Special Education and ABA Career Fair, speak to company representatives, and potentially receive an immediate job offer. WEST CHESTER, PA (August 10, 2018) – EBS (Educational Based Services) announced it

EBS Team Member, Dr. Ruth Stonestreet, Elected as the ASHA SLP Advisory Council representing Georgia

We would like to take this time to congratulate Ruth Stonestreet, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, and Professor Emerita, on her election as the 2018-2019 ASHA SLP Advisory Council representing Georgia! Ruth was also presented with the highest recognition in the field, the ASHA Fellow award, during the ASHA Convention in

EBS brings Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) to its state-of-the-art clinic

If you’ve ever shared your home with a dog you love, then you know they have an amazing ability to affect your mood, in a very positive way. Dogs have the ability to interact with people in ways that humans cannot.  Mark Stubits, President of EBS, saw the joy that

Jeri Blum, elected as the ASHA SLP Advisory Council representing New York

We would like to take this time to congratulate Jeri Blum, M.S., CCC-SLP, TSSLD on her election as the 2020-2022 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council (SLPAC) representing New York! As an Advisory Council member, Jeri is responsible for identifying and discussing issues of concern to members and

EBS Director, Darlene Robke, Recipient of the Martha Mullins-Callender Award

We are pleased to congratulate EBS Regional Director, Darlene Robke, M.S., CCC-SLP, on receiving the 2019 Martha Mullins-Callender Award! Darlene was presented with a plaque commemorating this honor by the Communication Disorders Foundation (CDF) of Virginia at the annual Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV) Conference on March 9th, 2019. The