The Inside Scoop on Speech Therapy & Language Development
Earlier this week, I was on a walk with my dog through a nearby park which is also part of a school playground. It was the afternoon, and the kids were playing outside as part of their after-school program. I immediately noticed a small group of children and their...
Using your tangible toys is a fun and engaging way to target many goals during telepractice speech therapy sessions. Get started Playing With Purpose today!
For our children to reach their maximum potential and have a bright future we must surround them with positivity as well as model happiness. This week, guest blogger Nozaina Khawar gives us tips on how!
Surprise eggs are a fun and engaging way to target many goals during telepractice speech therapy sessions. Get started Playing With Purpose today!
Do you have daily routines to complete AND you want to build-up your child’s language skills? Download our handout to get started today.
If you’re planning a staycation for your family over spring break and looking for some awesome indoor activities that will surely boost your children’s language skills, then look no further.
Interactive books are not only good for language but they add a multisensory element that we know is beneficial for brain development. I am happy to share some new and favorite interactive books to read with your babies, preschoolers, and more. Maybe you’ll even enjoy the mystery yourself.
No matter what you use, board games and card games are great tools for facilitating the development of speech and language skills. They support kids in building turn-taking, eye contact, MLU, vocabulary, following directions and so much more.
As parents, we live with a never-ending litany of worries about our kids: Are they eating enough vegetables? Getting too much screen time? On track for their developmental milestones? As both a mom and an SLP, I have those same concerns, and while I can’t help a child learn to love brussel sprouts or to dislike cartoons, I can help you recognize if your child’s speech and language development is on track.
Twin sisters, in the related fields of OT and SLP share how they collaborate when working with children to facilitate development across many domains.
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