• Now’s the time for preschool communication evaluation and therapy!

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    Do you have concerns about your preschool-aged child not being understood? Do they seem behind their friends in their ability to communicate? You’re not alone. So many families feel like their kids have fallen behind since the pandemic up-ended school and social life. For many of us, the hope has been that kids would get… (read more)

  • Ignite

    At Hello, we know that a tiny spark can start something big. Our people know the power of a single word of encouragement, a kernel of an idea, a lone voice of advocacy, an unsteady first step. They know that just one small ember has the power to transform the future, bringing bring light into… (read more)

  • Please join in our Grand Opening Celebration!

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    We’re delighted to invite you to our Grand Opening Celebration on Wednesday, August 18 from 3-5 pm. In case you missed our big news, we moved to a new location in early July. We can’t wait to share our lovely new clinic home with our clinic friends. We’ll have all sorts of fun activities for… (read more)

  • The best part of moving? Making it our new home!

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    When we first started planning our clinic move, who would have ever figured it’d be in the midst of a record-setting heatwave so bad that the air conditioning at both the clinic we moved from and the clinic we moved into would be on the fritz? Thankfully, most of the actual moving was done early… (read more)

  • Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich? Hello Weighs In

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    We find ourselves living in what can only be described as trying times. The existential dread is palpable at even the most lighthearted occasions, and humanity is inundated with questions for which there are no easy answers.  Questions like, “Is a hot dog a sandwich?“ We here at Hello pride ourselves on facing challenges head-on,… (read more)

  • Meet Emily, the FosterClub Outstanding Young Leader Hello Foundation 2021 Scholarship Winner

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    We’re thrilled to announce the recipient of the Outstanding Young Leader Hello Foundation 2021 Scholarship, Emily Murray.  FosterClub shares, “Emily is from Colorado, but currently attends law school in Philadelphia. She has two bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Spanish. Her dream is to become a foster parent and attorney for foster and/or immigrant youth. Emily… (read more)

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Hello – 2021

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    The last year has seen a number of significant developments in the realm of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) across the professions of speech-language pathology, school psychology, and occupational therapy. Prior to the uprising following George Floyd’s murder last May, one would have had to search to find DEI statements from the national organizations representing… (read more)

  • Clinic Move Timeline and Celebrating Change

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    We have always been party people. While we’ve gathered for modest masked clinic birthday celebrations, the party vibe has pretty much been put on hold for the past 18 months. That changed for the better this past Saturday. Christina, Sarah, Laura, Jenny, Lauren, and I gathered together with our schools friends from The Hello Foundation… (read more)

  • Interstate Licensing Compact: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, Where We’re Going

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    Professional licensure is a bit of a pain to keep track of (and pay for!), but it is a necessary and appreciated protection for our field and for those who access our services. Traditionally each state has been able to set its own requirements for licensure, and SLPs have been required to meet requirements and… (read more)

  • Big Announcement: The Hello Clinic is Moving!

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    Do you remember field trips from pre-pandemic times? Christina, Laura, Lauren, Jenny, Sarah and I recently went on one! And where did we go? We visited our new clinic space at 4900 SW Griffith Drive in Beaverton! Yes, that’s right. We are moving to a new space this summer, and have been doing serious spring… (read more)