The Building Blocks of Communication:

Guiding Language Development

Virtual Event: June 13, 12pm ET

mom speaking to baby in stroller

Join Us!

Wondering how to get your little one talking? Join us for a conversation with speech-language pathologist Kathryn Ressa about how parents and caregivers can play an active role in their child's speech development. From creating rich language environments to incorporating engaging activities into daily routines, this webinar will offer actionable advice for fostering speech and language growth in children. We’ll also talk about how to recognize potential signs of delay or deviation from typical timelines and what steps to take if concerns arise. 

Topics we’ll cover:

  • How to kickstart your child's speech and language journey

  • When parents can caregivers can start to promote confident communication skills

  • Practical strategies that can be implemented at home, in partnership with your child’s school or caregiver




Send us your personal questions, and we will answer them during the live discussion! If you can’t attend live, register anyway and we’ll send you the recording.



kathryn Ressa


Kathryn Ressa, New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. Kathryn (Kat) received her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Adelphi University. Kat has a unique interest in feeding and language development, she holds an Advanced Certificate in Pediatric Dysphagia from New York Medical College. Kat's expertise encompasses language development, feeding disorders, speech development, and more! Kat uses a comprehensive and evidence-based approach, we work collaboratively with caregivers, educators, and specialists to find the plan that is right for your child! In her free time, Kat enjoys playing tennis, going to galleries, and trying out new restaurants!



Ajia Hunter Mueller, Curriculum and Learning Manager at Vivvi.  Ajia supports learning and teacher development across multiple campuses. Her primary focus is to keep teachers up-to-date with the latest best practices in early childhood pedagogy, and she works tirelessly to create inclusive classrooms for children with unique abilities. Ajia has been a valuable member of the Vivvi team since it first opened, and is committed to promoting excellence in early childhood education. She has a diverse background and expertise in education, and has experience in a variety of classroom and administrative roles, giving her the unique ability to support and advocate for both students and families and teachers.