Speech & Language

We have developed this website in order to provide parents/staff/visitors with an opportunity to learn more about the Speech and Language programs and services provided to our Darcey students.  Please feel free to peruse the links attached to this website.  We have included brief descriptions of the services andprograms housed at Darcey School, a speech sound acquistion chart, helpful tips to encourage language development, and contact numbers and e-mail addresses to reach us.  We hope you find this website helpful.

Meet the Staff

Moira Aitro
M.S.CCC-SLP Kindergarten, Consultation Center

Hi, I am Moira Aitro and I attended SCSU and graduated with a Master of Science in Communication Disorders.  Following graduate school, I began working for the Cheshire Public School District at Darcey School in the 3-5 Early Intervention Center, Birth to 3 Program, and the kindergarten program.  In addition, I have worked as a speech and language pathologist at Chapman School and St.Bridget’s School.

I am presently providing speech and language services to identified students attending Darcey’s Early Intervention Center and Kindergarten program, Highland School, Cheshire High School, and the Quinnipiac Post Secondary Life Skills Program

My other responsibilities at Darcey School include conducting speech and language screenings/evaluations and consulting with and supporting teachers, instructional assistants, and literacy coaches.  I provide support as a member of Darcey’s Child Study Team, and conduct assessments of children referred to our Consultation Center.