Profile Photo.JPGLorraine A. Maida, MA, CCC-SLP      253-571-1760

 SLPs and Teachers interested in many other free therapy materials and guidance documents can go to my commerical website at

Dear Parent,
As one of the speech-language pathologist for Franklin Elementary, 
I am committed to supporting the success of our students 
through the following activities:

                   Direct speech/language therapy to students provided by  
                myself or my Speech Pathology Assistant, Cassandra Hirmer- 

     Evaluation of student abilities in the area of communication to assist in program planning and support

      Staff training related to the oral language foundations of student success and best practice interventions for the "language different" struggling learner

      An open door policy for parents who are interested in information related to their child's communication skills.

      Team planning and teaching with other teachers and support professionals to assure powerful, coordinated interventions in the area of communication as it relates to reading and written language.

Explore this site to access documents that are helpful resources for learning about communication issues, access checklists about speech development and “how to” help for various problems, find practice speech worksheets to use with your child, and learn of other links to websites with similar information.

Call me anytime if you have questions or concerns about your child’s classroom communication skills!