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Welcome to Speech and Language Support!

Welcome to Speech and Language Support!

Mrs. Desselle provides speech and language support at Blackhawk Intermediate School (grades 5 and PRIDE), Highland Middle School (grades 5-8 and PRIDE), and Blackhawk High School (grades 9-12 and PRIDE).  In speech and language support, student goals are aligned to Pennsylvania’s Core Standards to help students achieve to their potential in the areas of speaking, writing, listening, and reading to facilitate communicative competence as well as academic and social success.

Please contact Mrs. Desselle if you feel that your child has a need to be evaluated in any of the following areas: articulation (production of speech sounds), receptive/expressive language (expressing thoughts and understanding language), pragmatics (social language), or fluency (rhythm of speech).

Contact Information:

Mrs. Christy Desselle, M.S.L.P., CCC-SLP/L       

Speech-Language Pathologist

Phone: 724-843-5050


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 Progress Reports-


Please note that for students who receive speech/language support, progress reports are distributed quarterly at report card time.  If your child receives learning support in addition to speech/language support, the speech/language progress report will be included with your child’s updated progress from the learning support teacher. 


End of year progress reports for the 4th quarter will be sent home with students during the last week of school. 


Please see the section below for summer practice activities! 

Speech and Language Home Practice Activities
Blackhawk Intermediate School Calendar
Resource Links
Speech Time Fun!
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Blackhawk School District:
500 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Phone: (724) 846-6600
Fax: (724) 846-2021
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