The early stages of speech and language development are an exciting time for you and your child. It is a time of wonder as your child acquires new skills. Parents often have questions about how to best help their child’s speech and language development or may have concerns about their child’s speech and language development. Read More
Naturally, parents are incredibly observant of their children’s developing skills and those of their peers. Their use of language and how they communicate is undoubtedly a benchmark many parents observe and compare to playmates and older siblings or relatives. These comparisons are typically how parents judge whether their children’s speech and language are progressing at a normal rate, but there’s more to it than that! Read More
We’re in the thick of it, it’s the holiday season! From Halloween until about Valentine’s Day, we’ll be in a revolving door of autumn and winter holidays, and you know what that means—your favorite candies and desserts!
I know what you’re thinking, so what’s the activity and what does candy have to do with it?
Well you’re in luck, it’s not just one activity it’s three that you can rotate and play throughout these colder months that will undoubtedly have an amazing impact on your child’s progress as you play together. Read More
When adopted children come home to live with their new families, they are immersed in a new language. During this time, they will probably go through several very predictable stages. We’ve got the perfect tips to help your young one with their second language acquisition! Read More
Children walking on their toes is not uncommon, however it may be indicative of an underlying issue. While many people think toe-walking is specific to autism, it’s actually commonly related to sensory or muscular issues, and it can have long-term health effects. But there are ways to help your child, and we’ve got all the info you want!
As a parent, there are few greater feelings and moments than when you first start to notice your young child’s mind at work. The development from wandering eyes to purposeful movements and observations in an effort to study and know the world is a genuinely amazing journey to watch babies take. Read More
Dyslexia is frequently misunderstood. At a basic level, it falls under a set of specific learning disabilities. If we consider the definition of a “specific learning disability,” it is considered a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or using spoken or written language. Read More
Summer has come to a close and school is back in session. While there are surely many long faces about the end of vacation, the start of the school year is the perfect time to establish family educational goals and assorted activities for you and your young one to take on as you continue the academic journey together. Read More
Whether school is in session or you’re reveling in the summer festivities, making lunches for your child to take to school, summer camp or any of their daily summer programs will always
be that after-dinner activity that nags at you. After a long day, it’s easy for making lunch to slip your mind and become a de facto part of your morning routine.
But with our speech pathologists’ fun, educational game, you can turn lunch preparation into a new activity you and your young one will look forward to day after day. Read More
Today, there’s a lot of focus on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as we see increasing numbers of children and young adults being diagnosed with ADHD. ADHD defined is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. There are three characteristics that are associated with individuals who are diagnosed with ADHD, they include inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Read More