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Clean up… Clean up… Everybody everywhere…

With toddlers (and even teens) clean up time can be such a daunting time. After much time spent having fun, what kid ever willingly cleans up before moving on to the next activity?! Here are some ideas for making clean up fun and effective! Use clean up time as a...

Late Talkers

While all children develop [speech] at their own pace, when it comes to speech development, it can be unsettling to parents to ignore milestone expectations. There are speech timelines in place as a guide for understanding a child’s growth and development, but when...

Thursday Therapy Thoughts: Board Games

Who doesn’t love playing games?! Games allow kids to have fun while learning and targeting specific speech and language skills. Speech-Language Pathologists are known for their wide library of games, most of which are childhood favorites for parents. While it is...

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)

WHAT IS CHILDHOOD APRAXIA OF SPEECH: ASHA defines Apraxia as, a motor speech disorder that makes it hard for children to speak. In order to speak, messages are sent from our brains to our mouths. The diagnosis of apraxia (or childhood apraxia of speech [CAS]) has...

Thursday Therapy Thoughts: Sidewalk Chalk

Sidewalk Chalk: Sidewalk chalk in the summer, one of the greatest childhood past times. Such a fun, inclusive and creative activity that engages children, and adults, with endless possibilities. Listed below you will find some of our favorite language skills to target...

Thursday Therapy Thoughts: Puzzles

Who doesn’t love doing puzzles, especially on a rainy summer day? Puzzles can target multiple interests in children, from themes like: transportation, sea animals, farm animals, colors, shapes and beyond. No matter the preference or level, puzzles can offer fun for...

Speech Sound Disorders in Children

As children acquire language, they may develop sounds in the wrong manner. When there is a noticeable speech sound disorder in children, the most common sign is that people can’t understand the child when they speak. This may be due to one or several of the following...

Thursday Therapy Thoughts: Play-Doh

Play-Doh: Who doesn’t love play-doh? It is another accessible therapy material that engages children and increases natural play to help promote, practice and help develop essential language skills. It can be used indoors, on rainy days and outside on sunny days. There...