Oct 302009
 

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The Barbershop Harmony Society is active in supporting therapy for children with speech disorders. We do this through contributions to Harmonize For Speech, which in turn answers our requests for contributions to local speech therapy institutions.

Photo: Putting our money where their mouth is

Ron Presents a cheque

Ron Symington, President of C-Way Sound Barbershop Chorus presenting a cheque to Harmonize for Speech. In turn, Harmonize for Speech made a contribution to Speech improve pathology resources in SD&G

Ron presents an earlier cheque

Ron Symington, President of C-Way Sound Barbershop Chorus presenting a cheque for $525 to Diane Height, Speech-Language pathologist of the Children’s Rehabilitation Program, Cornwall Community Hospital.

The Children’s Rehabilitation Program is the Cornwall site of the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre. The donation will be used for the purchase of the Boardmaker program which is a computer program used to generate picture symbols that children who are non-verbal or minimally verbal exchange as their form of communication. The program will help children learn to communicate through a picture communication system called the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).

The cheque is from Harmonize For Speech, the charity that Barbershoppers all around North America support.
The Children’s Rehabilitation Program is the Cornwall site of the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre. The donation will be used for the purchase of the Boardmaker program which is a computer program used to generate picture symbols that children who are non-verbal or minimally verbal exchange as their form of communication. The program will help children learn to communicate through a picture communication system called the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). The cheque is from Harmony For Speech, the charity that Barbershoppers all around North America support.

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