Helen Kaye is a speech-language pathologist with a license to practice in North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech Therapy from Douglas College of Rutgers University in New Jersey in 1967. In 1968 she obtained a Masters of Education in Speech/language Pathology from Penn State. She worked as a staff therapist in the speech clinic at the Izaak Walton Killam Hospital for Children in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from 1968 to 1972. During that time she initiated and directed an intensive summer speech therapy program for children with fluency disorders. She also took part in semi-annual crippled children’s clinics that traveled around the maritime provinces to identify and bring therapy services to those children in rural areas with no access to treatment.
Helen Kaye has also been employed by home health agencies both in Canada and in North Carolina where she has worked with children with traumatic brain injuries, strokes, and cerebral palsy. From 1981 to 1987 Mrs. Kaye worked at the Governor Morehead School for the Blind in Raleigh, first as a speech-language pathologist and later as the director of the multi-handicapped program. In the latter capacity she designed curriculum and supervised a staff of 35 special education teachers and therapists. She gained expertise in working with children with varying degrees of sensory impairments, including blindness, deafness, and autism.
In 1990 Helen Kaye started Cary Speech Services. She has 30 years of experience working with children of all ages and with a variety of speech and language impairments. Currently she is limiting her practice to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with delayed and disordered language development, developmental verbal dyspraxia, fluency impairments, and phonological disorders.
Mrs. Kaye has taught classes in speech and language disorders at North Carolina State University in the Speech Communication Department. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology from the American Speech and Hearing Association (1970). In the last nine years she has earned the Award of Continuing Education (ACE) three times from ASHA. She frequently writes articles on speech and language problems for local publications.
The following are some articles written by Helen Kaye that you might find useful (in PDF format):