We won an award!!

The Speech Bus is the proud recipient of The 2016 North Carolina Speech Hearing Language Association Public Information Award for Special Achievement. We are so thrilled for the recognition!!! Thank you to all of our supporters! We will continue to work to help children throughout Forsyth County.

Spinning for Prevention

The Speech Bus was invited to participate in the SCAN hosted “Spinning for Prevention” family event at Bolton Park to celebrate children on April 28. We handed out information about our organization, talked with other service providers and of course played games, painted faces, and hande

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Chanel and I can’t wait for Spring every year so we can read one of our favorite books, Eric Carle’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” And we especially loved it this year with the literacy kit that Reagan High School sophomore Olivia Solis created for us. What a talent! On Apri

MLK day with AKAs

On January 18, The Speech Bus was invited to participate in a community day hosted by the AKA sorority honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. at Carl Russell Recreation Center. We read books about Dr. King and made peace plates and “I have a dream…” notes. We also gave away free books. A

We’ve been on the move!

The Speech Bus team has been busy recently. We had a booth at the Family Easter Fling on April 4th at the Coliseum Fairgrounds. We were busy handing out information, talking with interested parents, and playing games with the kids. Thank you to the Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks Department for t

Thank you Kohl’s!!

A HUGE thank you to the Winston-Salem Kohl’s and to store managers Tammy and Chelsea for the generous donation of Kohl’s Cares toys and books to The Speech Bus! We are so thrilled to have these supplies to share with children here in Winston. Kohl’s really does care. Thank you!

30 Million Word Gap!

Did you know that by the age of 3, children in low income families have heard 30 million fewer words than their more affluent peers? A recent study reports that by 1 1/2 years of age, children in different socioeconomic groups display significant differences in their vocabularies and the gap only wi

The Bus is On the Move!

Well…our cars are on the move. Since we do not have the funding for a bus at this time, we are partnering with the Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks Department to provide literacy circles at three recreation centers in the county. We have our first circle scheduled for this month!! We will re

Literacy Milestones

Since our plan is to do fun, language-based literacy circles on the bus, we thought it would be informative for parents to know about literacy milestones for their youngsters. The article that follows discusses literacy development in children from birth to age 6. Read on! Literacy Milestones from B