Speech Teletherapy

Tips to Help your Child’s Speech and Language Skills over the Holiday Break

During the school semester, your child gets plenty of support with their speech and language skills. However, once the winter break starts, consistent practice can lessen. Especially for students who have trouble with their speech and language skills, it’s important to continue practicing these skills even when they do not have speech therapy sessions. Practicing…

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How to Promote Resilience in Kids

Everyone is capable of working through challenges and coping with stress, even children. Resilience is a person’s ability to recover from stress, adversity, failure, and challenges. Resilience isn’t something people have or don’t have. This is a skill that people can develop as they grow. Resilient people are more likely to take healthy risks because…

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Executive Functioning Skills

Does Your Child Need Help with Executive Functioning Skills? Executive functioning skills have a huge impact on our lives. From making decisions to planning and organizing tasks, we use these types of skills every single day. Children who struggle with executive functioning skills can suffer in a variety of ways. They may have trouble starting…

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Social or Pragmatic Skills

Social Pragmatic Skills

Social pragmatic language is the language we use when we are in another person’s presence, even if we do not directly interact with them. Social pragmatic language includes verbal and nonverbal communication. Many of these skills come naturally to some people, but not everyone excels with understanding social pragmatic language.  A diagnosis of Social Communication…

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Top 5 Reasons Children Need Therapy

It’s not uncommon for children and teens to have problems that affect how they feel, act, or learn. If these problems interfere with your child’s everyday life, it may be necessary to get therapy. In therapy, kids can talk about and learn how to resolve their problems. Counseling can help with various issues, including fine…

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Literacy Development

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Around 4 years of age, children begin to learn early literacy skills. Early literacy skills are the most important building block for future educational success. Confidence in reading will allow your child to thrive and learn. It is important to know the development of literacy skills and when to be concerned. Early intervention is key…

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5 Ways Teletherapy can Help Your Child During COVID-19

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With a confirmed case of the Coronavirus in almost every state and the president declaring the country in a state of emergency, teletherapy has gone from a possibility to a  reality for many schools and families. Many schools have closed their doors for the next few weeks, leaving hundreds of thousands of students without therapy…

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6 Ways to Encourage Communication with Your Toddler at Home

When you’re at home with your toddler, it’s common to fall into the trap of anticipating what your child wants without them expressing their needs verbally. As parents, you also get used to your child’s speech patterns, despite the flaws, and this can result in speech and language delays. Even though it’s easier to respond…

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5 Tips to Improve Your Child’s Social Skills

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Are you worried your child is behind socially? Humans are social animals. Even the most introverted person still desires a connection with another person. Here, we share tips to improve your child’s social skills that can easily be incorporated into your schedule. Lack of good social skills can cause a lot of problems for children…

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Speech Sound Production Developmental Timeline

The biggest fear as a parent is wondering if your child’s speech sound production is developing as normally as their peers. The problem is, most parents aren’t also childcare professionals. To an untrained eye, if a child is still mixing up “th” sounds at the beginning and ends of words when they enter the second…

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