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Welcome to our blog! We look forward to continually sharing new and innovative information on teletherapy, speech and language resources, child development, helpful tips to increase speech in the home, and more! 

How to Recognize a Receptive Language Disorder

By Connect Teletherapy | Aug 25, 2021

A receptive language disorder can often fly under the radar until a child is school-aged. Is can be difficult to recognize a receptive language delay in children under 3 years old. When learning letters and how to read, parents and teachers often begin to see signs a child is struggling. Receptive language disorders affect how…

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social skills

Tips for Maintaining Social Skills over the Summer

By Connect Teletherapy | Jun 9, 2021

Many children have been limited in social interactions over the last 14 months. If your child has delays in their pragmatic skills, this may have affected them more than others. With school out for the summer, it’s important to maintain their social skills. Here are five tips for maintaining social skills over the summer break.…

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Speech Therapy for the /r/ Sound

Speech Exercises to Produce the /r/ Sound

By Connect Teletherapy | May 26, 2021

The /r/ sound is important in speech. It is considered a high-frequency sound. This means that it occurs more often in the English language than most other sounds. The only sounds that occur more often are the /n/ and /t/ sounds. Is your child able to produce the /s/ sound? Most children will master the…

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Mental Health Over Spring Break

By Connect Teletherapy | Mar 25, 2021

We are nearing Spring break which means Spring fever! Parents and teachers may notice students having a tougher time focusing during school or, pretty much all the time, right now.

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Ways Online Therapy Can Be Implemented in a Traditional School Setting

By Connect Teletherapy | Feb 23, 2021

Over the course of the last year, many schools have been taking an alternative approach to learning. Some students are distance learning, while some are going to school part-time. As COVID-19 cases decrease, students will begin moving back into a classroom setting. While online learning may decrease, online therapy doesn’t have to. Whether your school…

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Teletherapy for Children with Autism

Teletherapy for Children with Autism

By Connect Teletherapy | Feb 12, 2021

Teletherapy for Children with Autism

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Tips to Help your Child GRASP the Pincer Grip

Tips to Help your Child GRASP the Pincer Grip

By Connect Teletherapy | Feb 4, 2021

Tips to Help your Child GRASP the Pincer Grip

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If your child continues to struggle with the /s/ sound, it may be time to find a speech and language therapist.

Tips for Helping Your Child Produce /s/

By Connect Teletherapy | Feb 1, 2021

By age six, a child should be well versed in saying words with the /s/ and /z/ sounds. If your child has difficulty with the /s/ sound, this is typically considered a lateral lisp. You may also notice your child has difficulty producing /z/ sounds as well if your child is not able to produce /s/. A lateral lisp can sound like a child has too much saliva in their mouth and can result in a slushy quality of speech.

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4 Ways to Work on Your Child’s Occupational Therapy Skills During The Holiday Break

By Connect Teletherapy | Nov 23, 2020

Occupational therapy is designed to help people overcome setbacks related to poor motor skills. These setbacks may make it difficult for children to perform well in school, and occupational therapy can work on skills children need, such as writing and typing or tying their shoes.

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