Read about 5 ways you can take advantage of your family time this August to support your child’s speech and language development.Read More
Modeling is a super-strategy I use throughout all of my early intervention sessions. It is the #1 tool parents can use to support their child's speech and language skills. It can and should be used with any child, in any and every parent-child interaction.
So what is 'modeling' and how can you do it at home? Read more on my latest MommyBites blog!Read More
Teaching children about the brain at an early age lays the groundwork for strong self-awareness and emotional intelligence. It empowers them to feel a sense of control over what they learn and how they learn.
Boredom is inevitable and teaching your child how to handle themselves during these moments can boost self-sufficiency and creativity as they get older. It is even harder today to see the value in boredom, as the ‘problem’ can be so easily tackled with YouTube. But is that healthy? If not, what can you do when your child whines “I’m bored!”?
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Recasting is one of the best ways to support language in your day-to-day routine with your child. But what is it? Why, when, and how do you do it? Find out more here!Read More
Parents often ask how they can support their child’s language skills at home, and the answer is always the same: read together. Here are some tips and tricks for making the most out of this valuable time together.Read More
Children with autism spectrum disorder or social learning challenges may have difficulty adjusting to the new school year. Read more about how you can help your child adjust to school this year as smoothly as possible.Read More
Studies show that play is just as important for teens as it is for toddlers! Read about how you can support learning through play and encourage socially-challenged communicators to play (off their devices!).Read More
What skills does a child learn through play? How can you tell if your child is not playing in the typical way? How can speech-language therapy support play skills?
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Functional communication is the ability to express wants, needs, feelings, and perspectives in an effective way without relying on negative behaviors. Speech therapists and parents can work together for to teach functional communication skills to challenged communicators of all levels. Read more!Read More
New research shows that parents shouldn’t ‘wait and see’ if their child’s communication skills catch up. Find out more about what you can do if your child is a late talker.Read More
School is out. In-school speech therapy is over. Your child's speech and language skills have grown so much over the school year and you don't your them to experience a 'summer slide' and lose those gains. Read more to learn about language you can use in your daily routines to help your child’s language continue to grow!Read More