February
3

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

December
6

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

The Truth About Toe Walking

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November
20

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!

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September
29

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

August
30

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

A Delicious Learning Lesson For Children

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August
12

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

Is It ADHD or Not?

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August
11

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