THE HANEN PROGRAM

More Than Words®

This evidence-based program is designed specifically for parents of children ages 5 and under who are on the autism spectrum. More Than Words empowers parents with the skills to support social communication, play, and imitation skills within everyday routines.

THE HANEN PROGRAM

It Takes Two to Talk®

This evidence-based program empowers parents with the skills to use everyday routines as the springboard for promoting speech and language skills for children 18-months to 5 years. This program is open to any child experiencing speech and language delays.

Both programs are available to families via teletherapy!

We are excited to be able to deliver the same high quality and effective coaching for families via teletherapy. As this program requires a certified Hanen therapist, it is our mission to offer the 10-12 sessions to families throughout California, who would otherwise not be able to access the More Than Words® or It Takes Two to Talk® programs.

More Than Words® - The Hanen Program®

This step-by-step program is designed for parents of children on the autism spectrum. More Than Words®  is designed to teach parents and caregivers the skills to support their children in reaching their full communication potential. Your certified Hanen speech-language pathologist will:

  • Help identify what motivates your child to engage and communicate

  • Demonstrate how to engage your child in longer back and forth interactions and communication exchanges

  • Teach you strategies for how to talk with your child to increase their understanding

  • Teach you strategies for supporting your child's play skills and ways to help your child make friends

More Than Words® is a proven intervention for children with  Autism Spectrum Disorder. Contact us to get started. 

It Takes Two to Talk® - The Hanen Program®

This step-by-step program is designed to teach parents and caregivers how to become their child's most important language teacher. Your certified Hanen speech-language pathologist will:

  • Teach practical and powerful strategies to help your child communicate and interact during everyday routines and activities

  • Demonstrate how to engage your child in back and forth communication exchanges, even before he or she can talk

  • Help identify what motivates your child to communicate

  • Teach you effective ways to play and interact with your child to increase reciprocal communication opportunities

The It Takes Two to Talk® is a proven intervention for children with delayed speech and language. Contact us to get started. 

 
 

Contact Us

Averhart Collins Speech Therapy Services
117 East Colorado Blvd, Suite 600
Pasadena, Ca 91105

Office:  626-400-1444

Fax:  626-765-3555

Email:  info@acspeechtherapyservices.com

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