THE CHILD LANGUAGE CENTER INC

Address
PO BOX 391
TUCSON, AZ 857020391
Contact
Website: http://clctucson.org
Phone: +1 (520) 622-8364
Nonprofit
NTEE: O50 - Youth Development Programs, Other
EIN: 86-1037966

Mission

OUR MISSION IS TO BENEFIT CHILDREN WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS THROUGH SPECIALIZED EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS, RESEARCH TO IMPROVE LANGUAGE LEARNING, AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING THAT LINKS RESEARCH TO CLINICAL PRACTICE.
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2006
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area8520
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00
Number of employees151212
Number of people compensated >$100k000
Number of volunteers515355
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Hannon, Robert
TitlePAST PRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personROBERT F HANNONROBERT F HANNONROBERT F HANNON
Average hours per week working for org4.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Hicks, Robert
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personROBERT HICKSROBERT HICKSROBERT HICKS
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Hoffman, Marvin
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personMARVIN HOFFMANMARVIN HOFFMANMARVIN HOFFMAN
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Kiernan, Barbara
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personBARBARA KIERNAN  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Lee, Rex
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personREX H LEEREX H LEEREX H LEE
Average hours per week working for org4.004.004.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Lieber, Jim
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  JIM LIEBER
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Lohman, Fred
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  FRED LOHMAN
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Sigala, Charlene
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personCHARLENE SIGALACHARLENE SIGALACHARLENE SIGALA
Average hours per week working for org4.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Smith, Betty
TitlePRESIDENTDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personBETTY SMITHBETTY SMITHBETTY SMITH
Average hours per week working for org5.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Walsh, Michele
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMICHELE WALSHMICHELE WALSHMICHELE WALSH
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPROVIDE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT FOR PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS.PROVIDE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT FOR PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS.PROVIDE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT FOR PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS.
Program expenses (total)$373,359.00$409,188.00$459,871.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
OUR PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED TO HELP YOUNG CHILDREN 2 5 YEARS OF AGE DEVELOP SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND PRE-LITERACY SKILLS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE CONFIDENTLY AND SUCCESSFULLY IN FAMILY, SOCIAL, AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES. SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY IS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM THESE SERVICES.WINGS ON WORDS (WOW): OUR FULL-DAY PROGRAM PROVIDES AN ENRICHED, LANGUAGE-BASED CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AGES 2-5. WOW AIMS TO EQUIP CHILDREN WITH A STRONG FOUNDATION FOR LEARNING. BECAUSE ORAL LANGUAGE SKILLS ARE CENTRAL TO FUTURE SUCCESS IN READING, WRITING, SELF-ESTEEM, AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS, WOW'S CURRICULUM EMPHASIZES ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. IN ADDITION TO LANGUAGE-BASED CLASSROOM CURRICULUM, STUDENTS ARE PROVIDED WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY AS NEEDED.WEEKLY LESSON PLANS AT WOW ARE CENTERED AROUND THEMES THAT ENCOURAGE CHILDREN TO LEARN ABOUT THEMSELVES, THEIR FAMILIES, THEIR COMMUNITIES, AND THEIR WORLD IN VISUAL, TACTILE, AND AUDITORY WAYS. TEACHERS FORM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE CHILDREN IN THEIR CLASSROOMS. KNOWING THE INDIVIDUAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF EACH CHILD ALLOWS TEACHERS TO EMPLOY TEACHING TECHNIQUES AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES THAT WILL BEST HELP THAT CHILD GROW.WINGS ON WORDS SUMMER DAY CAMP: THIS INTENSIVE FIVE-WEEK CAMP IS DESIGNED TO BOOST YOUNG CHILDREN'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS WHEN MOST EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE CLOSED. ITS EXCITING AND INNOVATIVE PROGRAM INCLUDES INDIVIDUALIZED SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH SPEECH OR LANGUAGE DELAYS. INSTEAD OF LOSING VALUABLE INSTRUCTIONAL TIME IN THE SUMMER, CHILDREN ENROLLED IN CAMP MAKE IMPRESSIVE GAINS IN SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND PRE-ACADEMIC SKILLS AND HAVE GREAT FUN IN THE PROCESS! THE STAFF INCLUDES EXPERIENCED, CERTIFIED TEACHERS AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS. UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TRAINING TO BE CLINICIANS OR TEACHERS PERMIT US TO PROVIDE A LOW (1:4) STAFF-TO-CHILD RATIO.CHILDREN'S SPEECH-LANGUAGE CLINIC: SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS PROVIDE INTAKE EVALUATIONS FOR CHILDREN INTERESTED IN ATTENDING ANY OF WINGS ON WORDS PROGRAMS. THESE CLINICIANS ALSO PROVIDE SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH DELAYS IN THIS AREA THAT IS INTEGRATED INTO A CHILD'S PRESCHOOL OR TODDLERU EXPERIENCES. SCREENING INCLUDES A BRIEF EVALUATION OF A CHILD'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SKILLS TO DETERMINE IF A MORE IN-DEPTH EVALUATION SHOULD BE COMPLETED. A HEARING SCREENING IS PART OF THE ASSESSMENT. A DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION INCLUDES AN IN-DEPTH EVALUATION OF A CHILD'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SKILLS. THIS INCLUDES A DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE CHILD PERFORMS AS WELL AS OTHER CHILDREN HIS OR HER AGE IN TERMS OF SPEECH SOUNDS, VOCABULARY, GRAMMAR AND LANGUAGE USE. IN ADDITION, THE CHILD'S SPEECH WILL BE SCREENED TO RULE OUT PROBLEMS WITH VOICE (FOR EXAMPLE, CHRONIC HOARSENESS) OR FLUENCY (STUTTERING).COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS: IN COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA SPEECH & LANGUAGE CLINIC AND THE PARENT CONNECTION, THE CHILD LANGUAGE CENTER PARTICIPATES IN AN OUTREACH PROGRAM FUNDED BY FIRST THINGS FIRST, CALLED TALKING MATTERS! THIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM TRAINS TEACHERS AND PARENTS IN AREA PRESCHOOLS TO RECOGNIZE IMPORTANT SPEECH AND LANGUAGE MILESTONES, SPOT SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROBLEMS, MAKE TIMELY REFERRALS TO COMMUNITY AGENCIES WHEN NECESSARY, AND FACILITATE ORAL COMMUNICATION THROUGH EARLY CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES.UNIVERSITY STUDENT CLINICAL TRAINING: THE CENTER'S PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TO RECEIVE HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN EVALUATING AND TREATING LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN YOUNG CHILDREN. STUDENTS ARE SUPERVISED BY CERTIFIED SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AS THEY PROVIDE THERAPY IN INDIVIDUAL, SMALL-GROUP, AND LARGE GROUP SETTINGS. STUDENTS ALSO COLLABORATE WITH PROFESSIONALS FROM OTHER DISCIPLINES AS PART OF A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM, AND FORM AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE CENTER'S COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS.
Program expenses$373,359.00$409,188.00$459,871.00
Program revenue$240,716.00$219,422.00$222,779.00
Program descriptionOUR PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED TO HELP YOUNG CHILDREN 2 5 YEARS OF AGE DEVELOP SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND PRE-LITERACY SKILLS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE CONFIDENTLY AND SUCCESSFULLY IN FAMILY, SOCIAL, AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES. SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY IS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM THESE SERVICES.WINGS ON WORDS (WOW): OUR FULL-DAY PROGRAM PROVIDES AN ENRICHED, LANGUAGE-BASED CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AGES 2-5. WOW AIMS TO EQUIP CHILDREN WITH A STRONG FOUNDATION FOR LEARNING. BECAUSE ORAL LANGUAGE SKILLS ARE CENTRAL TO FUTURE SUCCESS IN READING, WRITING, SELF-ESTEEM, AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS, WOW'S CURRICULUM EMPHASIZES ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. IN ADDITION TO LANGUAGE-BASED CLASSROOM CURRICULUM, STUDENTS ARE PROVIDED WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY AS NEEDED.WEEKLY LESSON PLANS AT WOW ARE CENTERED AROUND THEMES THAT ENCOURAGE CHILDREN TO LEARN ABOUT THEMSELVES, THEIR FAMILIES, THEIR COMMUNITIES, AND THEIR WORLD IN VISUAL, TACTILE, AND AUDITORY WAYS. TEACHERS FORM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE CHILDREN IN THEIR CLASSROOMS. KNOWING THE INDIVIDUAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF EACH CHILD ALLOWS TEACHERS TO EMPLOY TEACHING TECHNIQUES AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES THAT WILL BEST HELP THAT CHILD GROW.WINGS ON WORDS SUMMER DAY CAMP: THIS INTENSIVE FIVE-WEEK CAMP IS DESIGNED TO BOOST YOUNG CHILDREN'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS WHEN MOST EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE CLOSED. ITS EXCITING AND INNOVATIVE PROGRAM INCLUDES INDIVIDUALIZED SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH SPEECH OR LANGUAGE DELAYS. INSTEAD OF LOSING VALUABLE INSTRUCTIONAL TIME IN THE SUMMER, CHILDREN ENROLLED IN CAMP MAKE IMPRESSIVE GAINS IN SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND PRE-ACADEMIC SKILLS AND HAVE GREAT FUN IN THE PROCESS! THE STAFF INCLUDES EXPERIENCED, CERTIFIED TEACHERS AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS. UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TRAINING TO BE CLINICIANS OR TEACHERS PERMIT US TO PROVIDE A LOW (1:4) STAFF-TO-CHILD RATIO.CHILDREN'S SPEECH-LANGUAGE CLINIC: SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS PROVIDE INTAKE EVALUATIONS FOR CHILDREN INTERESTED IN ATTENDING ANY OF WINGS ON WORDS PROGRAMS. THESE CLINICIANS ALSO PROVIDE SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH DELAYS IN THIS AREA THAT IS INTEGRATED INTO A CHILD'S PRESCHOOL OR TODDLERU EXPERIENCES. SCREENING INCLUDES A BRIEF EVALUATION OF A CHILD'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SKILLS TO DETERMINE IF A MORE IN-DEPTH EVALUATION SHOULD BE COMPLETED. A HEARING SCREENING IS PART OF THE ASSESSMENT. A DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION INCLUDES AN IN-DEPTH EVALUATION OF A CHILD'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SKILLS. THIS INCLUDES A DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE CHILD PERFORMS AS WELL AS OTHER CHILDREN HIS OR HER AGE IN TERMS OF SPEECH SOUNDS, VOCABULARY, GRAMMAR AND LANGUAGE USE. IN ADDITION, THE CHILD'S SPEECH WILL BE SCREENED TO RULE OUT PROBLEMS WITH VOICE (FOR EXAMPLE, CHRONIC HOARSENESS) OR FLUENCY (STUTTERING).COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS: IN COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA SPEECH & LANGUAGE CLINIC AND THE PARENT CONNECTION, THE CHILD LANGUAGE CENTER PARTICIPATES IN AN OUTREACH PROGRAM FUNDED BY FIRST THINGS FIRST, CALLED TALKING MATTERS! THIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM TRAINS TEACHERS AND PARENTS IN AREA PRESCHOOLS TO RECOGNIZE IMPORTANT SPEECH AND LANGUAGE MILESTONES, SPOT SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROBLEMS, MAKE TIMELY REFERRALS TO COMMUNITY AGENCIES WHEN NECESSARY, AND FACILITATE ORAL COMMUNICATION THROUGH EARLY CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES.UNIVERSITY STUDENT CLINICAL TRAINING: THE CENTER'S PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TO RECEIVE HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN EVALUATING AND TREATING LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN YOUNG CHILDREN. STUDENTS ARE SUPERVISED BY CERTIFIED SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AS THEY PROVIDE THERAPY IN INDIVIDUAL, SMALL-GROUP, AND LARGE GROUP SETTINGS. STUDENTS ALSO COLLABORATE WITH PROFESSIONALS FROM OTHER DISCIPLINES AS PART OF A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM, AND FORM AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE CENTER'S COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS.OUR PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED TO HELP YOUNG CHILDREN 2 5 YEARS OF AGE DEVELOP SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND PRE-LITERACY SKILLS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE CONFIDENTLY AND SUCCESSFULLY IN FAMILY, SOCIAL, AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES. SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY IS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM THESE SERVICES.WINGS ON WORDS (WOW): OUR FULL-DAY PROGRAM PROVIDES AN ENRICHED, LANGUAGE-BASED CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AGES 2-5. WOW AIMS TO EQUIP CHILDREN WITH A STRONG FOUNDATION FOR LEARNING. BECAUSE ORAL LANGUAGE SKILLS ARE CENTRAL TO FUTURE SUCCESS IN READING, WRITING, SELF-ESTEEM, AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS, WOW'S CURRICULUM EMPHASIZES ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. IN ADDITION TO LANGUAGE-BASED CLASSROOM CURRICULUM, STUDENTS ARE PROVIDED WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY AS NEEDED.WEEKLY LESSON PLANS AT WOW ARE CENTERED AROUND THEMES THAT ENCOURAGE CHILDREN TO LEARN ABOUT THEMSELVES, THEIR FAMILIES, THEIR COMMUNITIES, AND THEIR WORLD IN VISUAL, TACTILE, AND AUDITORY WAYS. TEACHERS FORM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE CHILDREN IN THEIR CLASSROOMS. KNOWING THE INDIVIDUAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF EACH CHILD ALLOWS TEACHERS TO EMPLOY TEACHING TECHNIQUES AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES THAT WILL BEST HELP THAT CHILD GROW.WINGS ON WORDS SUMMER DAY CAMP: THIS INTENSIVE FIVE-WEEK CAMP IS DESIGNED TO BOOST YOUNG CHILDREN'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS WHEN MOST EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE CLOSED. ITS EXCITING AND INNOVATIVE PROGRAM INCLUDES INDIVIDUALIZED SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH SPEECH OR LANGUAGE DELAYS. INSTEAD OF LOSING VALUABLE INSTRUCTIONAL TIME IN THE SUMMER, CHILDREN ENROLLED IN CAMP MAKE IMPRESSIVE GAINS IN SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND PRE-ACADEMIC SKILLS AND HAVE GREAT FUN IN THE PROCESS! THE STAFF INCLUDES EXPERIENCED, CERTIFIED TEACHERS AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS. UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TRAINING TO BE CLINICIANS OR TEACHERS PERMIT US TO PROVIDE A LOW (1:4) STAFF-TO-CHILD RATIO.CHILDREN'S SPEECH-LANGUAGE CLINIC: SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS PROVIDE INTAKE EVALUATIONS FOR CHILDREN INTERESTED IN ATTENDING ANY OF WINGS ON WORDS PROGRAMS. THESE CLINICIANS ALSO PROVIDE SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH DELAYS IN THIS AREA THAT IS INTEGRATED INTO A CHILD'S PRESCHOOL OR TODDLERU EXPERIENCES. SCREENING INCLUDES A BRIEF EVALUATION OF A CHILD'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SKILLS TO DETERMINE IF A MORE IN-DEPTH EVALUATION SHOULD BE COMPLETED. A HEARING SCREENING IS PART OF THE ASSESSMENT. A DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION INCLUDES AN IN-DEPTH EVALUATION OF A CHILD'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SKILLS. THIS INCLUDES A DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE CHILD PERFORMS AS WELL AS OTHER CHILDREN HIS OR HER AGE IN TERMS OF SPEECH SOUNDS, VOCABULARY, GRAMMAR AND LANGUAGE USE. IN ADDITION, THE CHILD'S SPEECH WILL BE SCREENED TO RULE OUT PROBLEMS WITH VOICE (FOR EXAMPLE, CHRONIC HOARSENESS) OR FLUENCY (STUTTERING)).COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS: IN COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA SPEECH & LANGUAGE CLINIC AND THE PARENT CONNECTION, THE CHILD LANGUAGE CENTER PARTICIPATES IN AN OUTREACH PROGRAM FUNDED BY FIRST THINGS FIRST, CALLED TALKING MATTERS! THIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM TRAINS TEACHERS AND PARENTS IN AREA PRESCHOOLS TO RECOGNIZE IMPORTANT SPEECH AND LANGUAGE MILESTONES, SPOT SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROBLEMS, MAKE TIMELY REFERRALS TO COMMUNITY AGENCIES WHEN NECESSARY, AND FACILITATE ORAL COMMUNICATION THROUGH EARLY CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES.UNIVERSITY STUDENT CLINICAL TRAINING: THE CENTER'S PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TO RECEIVE HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN EVALUATING AND TREATING LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN YOUNG CHILDREN. STUDENTS ARE SUPERVISED BY CERTIFIED SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AS THEY PROVIDE THERAPY IN INDIVIDUAL, SMALL-GROUP, AND LARGE GROUP SETTINGS. STUDENTS ALSO COLLABORATE WITH PROFESSIONALS FROM OTHER DISCIPLINES AS PART OF A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM, AND FORM AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE CENTER'S COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS.OUR PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED TO HELP YOUNG CHILDREN 2 5 YEARS OF AGE DEVELOP SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND PRE-LITERACY SKILLS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE CONFIDENTLY AND SUCCESSFULLY IN FAMILY, SOCIAL, AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES. SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY IS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM THESE SERVICES.WINGS ON WORDS (WOW): OUR FULL-DAY PROGRAM PROVIDES AN ENRICHED, LANGUAGE-BASED CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AGES 2-5. WOW AIMS TO EQUIP CHILDREN WITH A STRONG FOUNDATION FOR LEARNING. BECAUSE ORAL LANGUAGE SKILLS ARE CENTRAL TO FUTURE SUCCESS IN READING, WRITING, SELF-ESTEEM, AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS, WOW'S CURRICULUM EMPHASIZES ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. IN ADDITION TO LANGUAGE-BASED CLASSROOM CURRICULUM, STUDENTS ARE PROVIDED WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY AS NEEDED.WEEKLY LESSON PLANS AT WOW ARE CENTERED AROUND THEMES THAT ENCOURAGE CHILDREN TO LEARN ABOUT THEMSELVES, THEIR FAMILIES, THEIR COMMUNITIES, AND THEIR WORLD IN VISUAL, TACTILE, AND AUDITORY WAYS. TEACHERS FORM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE CHILDREN IN THEIR CLASSROOMS. KNOWING THE INDIVIDUAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF EACH CHILD ALLOWS TEACHERS TO EMPLOY TEACHING TECHNIQUES AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES THAT WILL BEST HELP THAT CHILD GROW.WINGS ON WORDS SUMMER DAY CAMP: THIS INTENSIVE FIVE-WEEK CAMP IS DESIGNED TO BOOST YOUNG CHILDREN'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS WHEN MOST EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE CLOSED. ITS EXCITING AND INNOVATIVE PROGRAM INCLUDES INDIVIDUALIZED SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH SPEECH OR LANGUAGE DELAYS. INSTEAD OF LOSING VALUABLE INSTRUCTIONAL TIME IN THE SUMMER, CHILDREN ENROLLED IN CAMP MAKE IMPRESSIVE GAINS IN SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND PRE-ACADEMIC SKILLS AND HAVE GREAT FUN IN THE PROCESS! THE STAFF INCLUDES EXPERIENCED, CERTIFIED TEACHERS AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS. UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TRAINING TO BE CLINICIANS OR TEACHERS PERMIT US TO PROVIDE A LOW (1:4) STAFF-TO-CHILD RATIO.CHILDREN'S SPEECH-LANGUAGE CLINIC: SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS PROVIDE INTAKE EVALUATIONS FOR CHILDREN INTERESTED IN ATTENDING ANY OF WINGS ON WORDS PROGRAMS. THESE CLINICIANS ALSO PROVIDE SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH DELAYS IN THIS AREA THAT IS INTEGRATED INTO A CHILD'S PRESCHOOL OR TODDLERU EXPERIENCES. SCREENING INCLUDES A BRIEF EVALUATION OF A CHILD'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SKILLS TO DETERMINE IF A MORE IN-DEPTH EVALUATION SHOULD BE COMPLETED. A HEARING SCREENING IS PART OF THE ASSESSMENT. A DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION INCLUDES AN IN-DEPTH EVALUATION OF A CHILD'S SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SKILLS. THIS INCLUDES A DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE CHILD PERFORMS AS WELL AS OTHER CHILDREN HIS OR HER AGE IN TERMS OF SPEECH SOUNDS, VOCABULARY, GRAMMAR AND LANGUAGE USE. IN ADDITION, THE CHILD'S SPEECH WILL BE SCREENED TO RULE OUT PROBLEMS WITH VOICE (FOR EXAMPLE, CHRONIC HOARSENESS) OR FLUENCY (STUTTERING).COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS: IN COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA SPEECH & LANGUAGE CLINIC AND THE PARENT CONNECTION, THE CHILD LANGUAGE CENTER PARTICIPATES IN AN OUTREACH PROGRAM FUNDED BY FIRST THINGS FIRST, CALLED TALKING MATTERS! THIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM TRAINS TEACHERS AND PARENTS IN AREA PRESCHOOLS TO RECOGNIZE IMPORTANT SPEECH AND LANGUAGE MILESTONES, SPOT SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROBLEMS, MAKE TIMELY REFERRALS TO COMMUNITY AGENCIES WHEN NECESSARY, AND FACILITATE ORAL COMMUNICATION THROUGH EARLY CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES.UNIVERSITY STUDENT CLINICAL TRAINING: THE CENTER'S PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TO RECEIVE HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN EVALUATING AND TREATING LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN YOUNG CHILDREN. STUDENTS ARE SUPERVISED BY CERTIFIED SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AS THEY PROVIDE THERAPY IN INDIVIDUAL, SMALL-GROUP, AND LARGE GROUP SETTINGS. STUDENTS ALSO COLLABORATE WITH PROFESSIONALS FROM OTHER DISCIPLINES AS PART OF A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM, AND FORM AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE CENTER'S COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$389,570.00$423,511.00$474,784.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$373,359.00$409,188.00$459,871.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$16,211.00$14,323.00$14,913.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Revenue
Total revenue$475,307.00$488,831.00$528,266.00
Program service revenue (total)$240,716.00$219,422.00$222,779.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$231,163.00$268,537.00$302,998.00
Investment income$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$3,428.00$872.00$2,489.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$231,163.00$268,537.00$302,998.00
Gross receipts$482,014.00$488,831.00$528,869.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$72,824.00$126,487.00$152,917.00
Revenue from all other contributions$158,339.00$142,050.00$150,081.00
Other types of revenue
Net revenue from gaming (total)$275.00$725.00$2,420.00
Net rental income  $0.00
Net income from fundraising events$3,153.00$147.00$69.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$500.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)$1,800.00$3,047.00$2,400.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$806,331.00$796,609.00$807,304.00
Total assets, beginning of year$796,609.00$807,304.00$829,838.00
Total liabilities$228,046.00$304,061.00$380,076.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$304,061.00$380,076.00$456,092.00
Net assets$578,285.00$492,548.00$427,228.00
Net assets, beginning of year$492,548.00$427,228.00$373,746.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$27,584.00$9,695.00$609.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$9,695.00$609.00$3,362.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$85,737.00$65,320.00$53,482.00
Advertising (total)$4,284.00$2,974.00$3,619.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$228,046.00$304,061.00$380,076.00
Total net assets or fund balances$578,285.00$492,548.00$427,228.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$19,831.00$19,781.00$19,781.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members779
Number of independent voting members779
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-302016-06-302015-06-30
Accounting methodCashCashCash
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-032017-07-172016-07-13
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.0
Filing identifier201831349349303703201700279349300345201610479349302306
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