Phone: 360.279.5272


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Speech Therapist Office Hours Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mrs. Farris

 I have been happy to provide speech/language therapy at Broad View Elementary for over 10 years.  Currently, I am working four days a week, with Wednesday being my day off.  Before Oak Harbor, I worked in Mukilteo for five years.  I attended the University of Washington for both my undergraduate and graduate degrees. 

There are 6 main areas of speech/language services:  articulation, expressive language, receptive language, voice, fluency, and hearing.
  • Articulation is how you produce all the sounds (e.g., tongue and lip placement).
  • Expressive language is how you verbally communicate.  This includes vocabulary, grammar, and sentence length.
  • Receptive language is how much you understand what is spoken to you.  This also includes following directions and understanding questions.
  • Voice pertains to your vocal quality (i.e., hoarse, nasality, loudness).
  • Fluency is commonly referred to as stuttering. 
  • Hearing services are generally for students who have a permanent hearing loss (e.g., wear a hearing aid).
If you have questions about speech/language services for your child, please feel free to contact me.