Speech, Hearing and Vision Screenings at Aspen Academy 

  • Health and Wellness
Jessie Skipwith

Feedback from screenings can facilitate understanding possible challenges that a student is experiencing.  While screening does not provide a diagnosis, it can provide a focus for more in-depth evaluation that can guide needed intervention and other supports.  Screening provides families tools to dig a bit deeper as they work with the school to support their child’s success.  Having a common language based on feedback from a screening enhances communication between home and school, fosters effective collaboration and improves understanding of a child’s needs.

Aspen Academy is committed to supporting a families' role in ensuring positive, individualized developmental outcomes for all children within this community. We are proud to offer these screening opportunities each year.   Knowledge is power for our teachers, families and children. Thank you.

Thank you for your interest in this wonderful opportunity and please reach out directly to Jessie Skipwith with any questions you may have, and Compass Developmental Consultants is also available to answer any questions you might have directly via the contact information below.

Cost: $100 
When: By appointment August 15 to September 15
COVID responsive assessments will be offsite

 

Compass Developmental Consultants 

www.compassdevelopmentalconsultants.com

compassdevelopmental@gmail.com

303-725-5234

About the Author

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Jessie Skipwith is the Director of Elevate & Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Licensed School Counselor at Aspen Academy.

Jessie comes to Aspen Academy with over 20 years of experience in educational leadership and student engagement. He has held head of school positions at elementary, middle and high schools, ran an all-school counseling department, provided private practice counseling services for families and individuals, and has served as the executive director of an education non-profit supporting low-income, English language learners from throughout the greater Denver area. He is a voracious reader of books about how students learn, how families and communities support developing young people, as well as books on progressive, innovative and dynamic new solutions to many of today’s life challenges. Jessie loves that Aspen Academy provides families and students with a small, nurturing and safe environment that encourages students to take healthy risks, to push themselves beyond their comfort zones, and that it inspires insatiable curiosity and wonder in students as they pursue their passions to help make the world a better place to live for all people. Outside of work, he loves to spend time with his wife and two children and enjoying Colorado’s great outdoors while hiking, golfing or skiing.