Virtual Speech Therapy

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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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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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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Increasing your Child’s Expressive Language Skills

How can you get involved? Feeling like your child is falling behind in their communication and expressive language skills can be tough but if you’re reading this then you’re on the right path to making proactive steps to improve your child’s development. But where do you start? This is a question we hear a LOT;…

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The Human Connection and Virtual Speech Therapy

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The Journey to Connect Teletherapy The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association considers telepractice a relevant approach to speech therapy. When considering virtual speech therapy, there could be concerns if a true connection can be missed. Can a bond be created via virtual therapy? Do clients miss out on learning true social skills? However, there are so many…

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