Recognizing Speech and Hearing Professionals Everywhere

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Expert Name: Special Learning Team
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Company Name:  Special Learning Inc.
Company URL: https://special-learning.com
Short Bio: Through its comprehensive web portal, Special Learning provides the global autism 

community with a range of ABA training and educational products, web-based and downloadable tools and professional services to empower parents, teachers and providers so that they can help individuals with autism move up the skills spectrum intuitively, successfully and affordably.

Recognizing Speech and Hearing Professionals Everywhere

Too often, we forget to acknowledge that those in the special needs community are the true warriors, working to bring light and hope to the lives of children with special needs every day.  Along with American Speech-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Better Hearing and Speech month, throughout the month of May, Special Learning is recognizing the efforts of speech-language pathologists and audiologists everywhere.


For those of you who don’t know, a speech pathologist is the professional who diagnoses and treats a variety of communication and feeding/swallowing disorders. An audiologist diagnoses and treats disorders associated with hearing, including fitting hearing aids and cochlear implants.


We are steadfast in our ongoing support of the speech and hearing impaired community, as well as those who assist them in improving their lives. As part of our commitment to helping speech pathologists and audiologists in their mission, we are offering a HUGE 90 percent discount on our highly effective communication app. The Communicating Basic Needs App, better known as ComApp.3 provides a fun and easy way for professionals to assist children with speech and hearing difficulties to express their basic wants and needs.  


From now till the end of May, get ComApp.3 for an iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire device for just $4.99.


For more information on ComApp.3, visit https://special-learning.com/comapp2.

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