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Joint Attention

Joint Attention

We need to establish social skills like joint attention, eye contact, and use of gestures before we can anticipate a child to use language.

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Six Steps to Bilingual Success!

Six Steps to Bilingual Success!

As a speech-language pathologist currently working in the USA, I am often asked by parents if
they should only speak English, as to not confuse their child. I reassure them that research
show whichever level a child can speak and understand in one language, they can speak and
understand a second (or even third!) language to the same level.

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Back-to-School Books

Back-to-School Books

The back-to-school season marks a lot of excitement and a lot of change for our children. Books often allow us to expose kids to ideas and environments they may not encounter on a daily basis. That is why I love using these back-to-school books to support my clients in speech therapy during this time of transition.

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The Journey of Self-Publishing a Book

The Journey of Self-Publishing a Book

I am an author. Those are four words I never thought I would utter! And yet, here we are. I am an author. I have written and self-published my first book. Becoming an author was not on my to-do list or even a blip on the radar. I don’t fancy myself a writer, so how did I come to have written a book?

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The Case for an Oral-Mech Exam

The Case for an Oral-Mech Exam

Oral mechanism exam, oral motor exam, oral-facial exam, oral peripheral exam… whatever you call it, it’s one of the most important, but frequently neglected, components of an initial assessment for any child with a suspected speech sound disorder.

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Toys to Promote Speech & Language Development

Toys to Promote Speech & Language Development

Children spend most of their time in play which helps them understand their environment and interact with people. Nothing beats toys that children can hold and share with others. Thinking of toys to buy for your children or the ones you work with? Check out these toys that are easily available in stores near you and also great for promoting speech and language development.

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Meet Emily

Emily Cohen, MA, CCC-SLP pediatric speech therapy Austin

Emily Cohen, M.A., CCC-SLP is the founder of the Tandem Speech Therapy, a pediatric speech therapy practice serving the south and central Austin areas.

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Meet Emily

Emily Cohen, M.A., CCC-SLP is the founder of the Tandem Speech Therapy, an in-home pediatric speech therapy practice serving the south and central Austin areas.

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Tandem Speech Therapy
5.0
Based on 7 Reviews
April S.
April S.
2019-02-08 11:44:29
Emily Cohen is wonderful! Emily started with my 6 year old daughter in the summer of 2018 thru January 2019. While my daughter was receiving Speech at Her... read more
Amy S.
Amy S.
2019-01-25 09:43:54
Emily Cohen is an amazing speech therapist. My son has ASD and his language delays are very severe, but Emily is extremely patient and invested in his... read more
Eric B.
Eric B.
2017-09-09 11:41:57
Emily came and gave our neighborhood group a presentation on what to look out for in our children with regards to speech development. She was so... read more

Start Playing With Purpose

Learn how to purposefully and intentionally interact with your child during play and help them increase opportunities for speech and language development with our Playing with Purpose book!