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Children’s Time Preschool in South Portland Screening

Our Speech-Language Pathologist, Kate Brennan, MS., CCC-SLP was at Children’s Time Preschool in South Portland screening 45 preschool children.  To find out more about what to expect as your child develops language, click here (and go to https://www.asha.org/public/speech/development/)

Thrive 2027 and the United Way of Greater Portland Investment

Thanks to the generosity of our community, Northeast Hearing & Speech is excited to announce that we are one of the 48 partners working with United Way of Greater Portland to improve outcomes for the people in our community.  We will be working in goal area one to provide screening and evaluations for children, professional development for early childhood educators, and treatment…

United Way Can Drive

We collected donations for the United We CAN food drive on September 14th in Monument Square.  All proceeds go to the Wayside Food program for distribution throughout the food pantries in Cumberland County.  Please consider joining the United Way at this fun food sculpture event.  To learn more about how you can help click here. For more information on the event, click here.

NHS Booth at the Southern Maine Senior Expo!

Visit our booth at the Southern Maine Senior Expo in Freeport on Thursday, October 4th! Our audiologist, Hannah, and student extern, Emily, will be handing out information about hearing wellness. Ever wonder what your eardrum looks like? Hannah will be looking in ears using a video otoscope, so you can see your own eardrum! See you there!

Partnership with The Opportunity Alliance

Thanks to our community outreach program in the month of September we will partner with The Opportunity Alliance to provide free hearing screenings in the local Headstart programs throughout the Greater Portland Community. For more information about why hearing screening is important for your child, click here.

Meet our Audiology extern, Emily Dudley!

Emily has travelled across the country to join us for the year and complete her doctoral training. She grew up in Bend, Oregon and completed her undergraduate degree at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. Emily is working towards her Doctor of Audiology degree from Pacific University, also in Oregon. During the first two years of the program, Emily completed internships at…

Northeast Chosen to Present 5 Books – 5 Strategies at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) National Convention in Philadelphia!

Portland, ME – Laurie Mack, Northeast’s Executive Director, and Tara Jacquet, Clinical Team Leader, were chosen to present their program, 5 Books – 5 Strategies: An Innovative Approach to Phonological Awareness Training for Early Childhood Educators, at ASHA’s upcoming National Convention in Philadelphia on November 18, 2016.  Out of hundreds of submissions for this prestigious opportunity, Mack and Jacquet were selected based…

Northeast Announces Special Screening of THE REEL SNOW WHITE

Portland, ME – Northeast Hearing & Speech (NHS) will present a special screening of The Reel Snow White followed by a panel discussion and reception on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Portland Museum of Art. The panel discussion will include filmmaker Carlos Cuellar, script writer John Lepiarz, 6 performers and staff. Jackie Reifer, a Northeast speech-language pathologist, runs…

Northeast to Present Patch Adams, "Living a Life of Joy," in a Benefit Event; NHS to Also Present Robin Williams in the 1998 Film PATCH ADAMS as a Ramp-up to the Fundraising Event!

Portland, ME – Northeast Hearing & Speech (NHS) will bring internationally known physician Patch Adams to USM’s Hannaford Hall on Friday, September 30th at 6:30p.m. to present Living A Life of Joy. Patch will talk about being happy, exploring the audacious idea of never having a bad day, and the incredible thrill of choosing to live every day with joy. Adams has visited…

Northeast Hearing & Speech Announces Selection as Beneficiary of Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program

Portland, ME – Northeast Hearing & Speech, a nonprofit committed to Helping People to Hear, Speak & Communicate, has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for the month of August. This exciting program has been designed to create revenue streams for deserving local nonprofits like Northeast. For every blue Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag purchased at the 295 Forest Avenue, Portland Hannaford…

Northeast Hearing & Speech Announces Selection as Beneficiary of a Bangor Savings Bank Foundation Grant

Northeast Hearing & Speech, a nonprofit committed to Helping People to Hear, Speak & Communicate, has received support from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation for a program to provide two-tester audiological exams for infants and young children. The ability to hear is closely linked to a child’s speech and language development and pre-kindergarten skills. As a result of early intervention by audiologists,…

Steeves Retires after 26 Year Tenure; Mack Appointed Executive Director of Northeast Hearing and Speech

After 29 years of dedicated service at Northeast Hearing and Speech (NHS), Executive Director Nancy Steeves will retire, effective June 30, 2015. Laurie Mack, Northeast’s Associate Director since 1993, will assume the role of Executive Director, effective July 1, 2015.