Better Hearing & Speech Month
Listen Up, Speak Up, Stand Up
PSHA is again sponsoring a coloring contest for kindergarteners through third graders and an essay contest for fourth through sixth graders. This year, PSHA has added a new drawing category for third through sixth graders. Attached you will find the materials for the contests. All materials are reproducible and due in the PSHA Office by May 20, 2013. (Address: 700 McKnight Park Drive, Suite 708, Pittsburgh, Pa 15237) The first place winner in all three contests will receive $30. Two runners up will be named in all three contests. Each of the six runners up will receive $10 each. In the event of a tie, the prize money will be split. Winners will be announced in the Keystater , on the PSHA website and contacted by phone.
Deadline for submission is May 20, 2013.
All kindergarteners through third graders are invited to participate in the 2013 Better Speech and Hearing Month coloring contest. All entries are due to the PSHA Office by Monday, May 20, 2013. (Address: 700 McKnight Park Drive, Suite 708, Pittsburgh, Pa 15237.) One winner will be selected who will receive $30. Two runners up will be chosen and each will receive $10. In the event of a tie, the prize money will be split.
Please place the following on the back of your submission:
Contact Information (phone number)
Click here for the 2013 Coloring Page.
Bullying comes in many forms— name-calling, leaving people out, spreading rumors, or physically hurting someone. And it can happen in person, in writing, online, on cell phones, in school, on the bus, at home, anywhere. It is not a normal rite of passage, it has serious consequences and it is NOT acceptable. Can you write a 100 word essay about how we can “Listen, Speak, and/or Stand Up” to get the message across that bullying is not acceptable!
All 4th-6th Graders are eligible to enter.
Entries are due to PSHA Office by May 20, 2013. One winner will be selected who will receive $30.
Click here for the 2013 Essay Submission Form.
PSHA has added a new category for BHSM this year! We are asking for third-sixth graders to draw their own interpretation of the Anti-Bullying theme. For Anti-Bullying some ideas are: draw a visual symbol for No Bullying, make a list to explain bullying and how to help stop it, draw a comic strip, draw two people communicating, draw a group of children playing well together.
Use a sheet of 8 ½ x 11in. paper, but please make sure to write identifying information on it!
How Are You Celebrating
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital is Hosting a Screening of the film “After Words” with Guest Speakers to Present on the Experience of Living with Aphasia
Event Date: Tuesday, May 14th , 2013
Event Time: 5:00-7:30 pm
Event Location: Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, 414 Paoli Pike, Malvern, PA 19355
Conference Rooms 1-4
Event Registration: Event is free, but registration is required. Call 1-866-CALL-MLH
Event Agenda: 5:00 - 6:00 pm Registration, snacks and interactive displays
6:00-7:30 pm -Keynote speaker: Marion “Cathy” Kagel, MA CCC-SPL/L
Brain Injury and Aphasia Survivor
“After Words” Film (50 minutes)
Panel discussion including 1st hand experiences with Aphasia from
former patients and family members.
Film Details: After Words is a film by Emmy Award winning director Vincent Straggas that movingly illuminates the struggles and triumphs of individuals touched by aphasia and related disorders. The film features famed neurologist & author Oliver Sacks, Tony Award winning actress Julie Harris, Grammy Award winning musician Bobby McFerrin, and many others whose lives have been touched by aphasia, an acquired communication disorder. After Words is produced by Flag Day Productions, Jerome Kaplan, M.A., CCC-SLP and Ellayne Ganzfried, M.S., CCC-SLP.
Looking for additional ways to celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month?
Visit the ASHA website for more ideas.