Speech and Language therapy works...
and lasts a lifetime.

Founded and supported by Scottish Rite Masons
We are so excited to announce the following events in support of Early Life Speech & Language. Join us!

2018 Seattle Beer Fest

Save the date for Beer Fest 2018 – April 14, 2018.

Noon to 5pm at the Shoreline Masonic Lodge featuring local brews and tasty brats.

Purchase your tickets HERE!

Check out our amazing sponsors!

~ Past Events ~

Spokane Hard Hat Party


Join us on June 29th from 5:30PM to 7:30PM for a tour of the soon to be new clinic in Spokane!

Join Early Life Speech & Language for our 2017 Hard Hat Party. This will be a sneak-peak of our new location, scheduled to open this summer. Eat, drink, take a tour and be a part of the building project!

506 West Second Avenue Spokane, WA 99201
(please enter at the back of the building, look for the balloons by the door).

Contact Ashley Miller to RSVP at amiller@earlylifespeech.org


Golf Classic

June 16, 2017



Join us Friday, June 16th for the Spokane Scottish Rite Charities EARLY LIFE SPEECH & LANGUAGE GOLF CLASSIC, a golf outing to help fund critically needed speech therapy programs for children who struggle to speak.

The Early Life Speech & Language Golf Classic will include a shot gun start, golf team prizes, drawings and an auction. The auction will feature incredible prizes so golfers are encouraged to attend the dinner and auction after tournament play concludes.

The event will conclude with an All-You-Can-Eat BBQ Hamburger dinner starting at 5pm. Tickets are required for dinner and available for purchase for non-golfers at the event. Golfer’s dinner is included in registration fee.

Do your part to help kids speak! REGISTER NOW!

To register, mail the form below with entry fee to 157 S Howard St, Ste. 311 Spokane, WA 99201 or call (509) 624-5491. Net proceeds from golf registrations, golf signs, mulligans and auction help Early Life Speech & Language provide speech therapy for children who struggle to speak.

Registration deadline is June 09, 2017 - Early registrations are appreciated!


Friday ~ June 16, 2017

Wandermere Golf Course
13700 N Division Street
Spokane, WA 99208

Event Format:
Best Ball

Shot Gun Start:
At 1:00 p.m.

Entry Fee:
$75.00/per person
Includes 18 holes of golf, cart, BBQ dinner and prizes

Dinner Guest - $15.00

Registration Deadline:
June 9th


- Two lowest team scores
- Closest to #2 & #14 pins
- Longest drive on #9


INDIVIDUAL (not team)
Available for purchase prior to tee-off for $5 each

Contact the Spokane Scottish Rite to register!

2017 Beyond Words Breakfast

Date / Time: Thursday May 18, 2017 from 8am to 9am

Location: Spokane Convention Center (Centennial Ballroom)

Guest Speaker: Grant Baldwin

Click here to register online


Click here to fill out a form to send via mail or email

If you are interested in being a Table Captain click here.


Click here for the Sponsorship Packet

Click here for Sponsorship Level Chart

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors!




Mike & Kay Boggs

Don & Haideh Lightfoot

Curly Werner

Jill Ruser

Habans & Carriere Attorneys at Law

Peter & Candy LaPlante

2017 Seattle Beer Fest

Save the date for Beer Fest 2017 – April 8, 2017.

Noon to 5pm at the Shoreline Masonic Lodge featuring local brews and tasty brats.

Purchase your tickets here: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2558835


We are thrilled to announce our brewery list for 2017!





Check out our amazing sponsors!






And get ready to jam to the tunes of DJ Gator Boy!


Take a look at who donated to our silent auction!

More added each day, plus items up for bid from almost all our breweries!


Click here for the Sponsorship Packet with Sponsor Levels

Click here for the Sponsorship Agreement

Seattle Beer Festival Fundraiser



Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016
TIme: 12 - 5 pm
Location: Seattle Scottish Rite Masonic Center
1207 North 152nd Street, Shoreline
Buy $30 advance tickets
($35 at the door)


Come raise a glass!
On Saturday, April 23rd, the Seattle clinic hosts its third annual Beer Festival in  the Seattle Scottish Rite Masonic Center. Entry fee includes 7 tastes, a full bratwurst lunch and a commemorative glass.

Extra tastes can be purchased at the event. There will also be music, raffles, prizes and swag!


Donate an item online

Press Release


2016 breweries to-date include:

Lowercase Brewing, Peddler Brewing Company, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Seapine Brewing Company, Hilliard’s Beer, Deschutes Brewery, Alaskan Brewing Company, Schilling Cider…and some international brews!



2016 Beyond Words Breakfast 


Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016
TIme: 8 - 9 am (Breakfast at 7:30 am)
Complimentary breakfast in support of Early Life Speech & Language (formerly RiteCare).
Location: Spokane Convention Center (Map)
334 West Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA  99201
Register Online by Clicking Here or Please Call 509.838.2310

Become a sponsor!
Sponsors help make the Beyond Words Breakfast possible. Download our sponsor packet for more details.

Make a contribution!

Even if you can’t attend the Beyond Words Breakfast, you can help! Click here to support Early Life Speech & Learning


Be Social!
Tell us if you enjoyed our events, and if you take photos, please share:
  Twitter (#ELSpeechLanguage)
(In the subject line, please include the EVENT NAME and DATE. Also, please include your name and a sentence describing the photos and listing the names of people pictured, along with a written statement giving Early Life Speech & Language permission to use the image for print and digital promotion and marketing.) 


Between ages 3-4,children’s speech should include pronouns like I, you, me, we, and they, and some plural words like toys, birds and buses.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.