It has been one crazy year! The last year has been hard on many of us, but particularly hard on parents and low-income families. So what do you do during the summer if you have a child receiving speech therapy in school? One option is to find a practice that will treat your child using [
Social Skills – A New Twist
In short, it’s a fancy word for social skills. It’s easy to forget that communication is so much more than the words we say. There is eye contact, gestures, facial expressions, and body language that all influence how the information we say is perceived.
What is Pragmatics?
It's easy to forget that communication is so much more than the words we say. There is eye contact, gestures, facial expressions, and body language that all influence how the information we say is perceived.
What’s the Deal with Reflexes?
Did you know that swallowing is a reflex? Once a swallow is triggered you can't stop it. Try it out! In newborn babies, sucking is a reflex too. Reflexes develop in utero, before a baby is born.
Where Should My Baby Sit During Mealtimes?
Have you ever wondered how your baby should be seated when feeding? Especially when you first introduce solids and they can't yet sit up on their own? Well, you've come to the right place!
What are Typical Oral Motor Milestones?
Welcome to part 3 of our 4 part blog series on feeding development! In case you missed them, check out our posts on important motor milestones for feeding and when to introduce certain food consistencies to your baby. This week we are we'll cover typical oral motor milestones.
Should I Take the Wait and See Approach?
If you decide to take the wait and see approach, that is okay, but you don't have to. It is your decision as a parent and you know what's best for you child.
How does hearing affect language development?
How do we hear? Hearing is a complex process, developed before we’re born. Did you know that babies can hear and respond to sound in the womb? And that when they’re born they respond to the sounds of their mother’s native language more than sounds of other languages? It’
Should I Use Baby Sign?
What is sign language? Sign languages have their own defined grammar and syntax. Mexican Sign Language (LSM) is distinct from American Sign Language (ASL) and French Sign Language (LSF) and so on. Just as speakers of English would have a difficult time communicating verbally with speakers of S
What is a Speech Therapist?
What is a speech therapist? Not many people know what a speech therapist is. A speech therapist can also be referred to as a speech-language pathologist (SLP), speech pathologist, or speech teacher – it depends on the setting in which you find them. Speech therapists work in hospitals, hom