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 [
Right On Learning
Have you ever heard of Right on Learning? If not, here’s your chance! Right on Learning is an educational service provider that also has a mobile learning lab. They’ll be setting up shop in Federal Heights community this spring. Check out what they offer: Individual and small group
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.
Countless research studies over decades have shown that strong phonological awareness skills lead to strong reading skills. This post contains simple activities you can do to help develop phonological awareness skills.
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.
This week I'll provide definitions for words like "meltable solids", "soft cubes", and "soft mechanicals" and more specific information on what foods to introduce and when.
What are Typical Motor Milestones for Feeding?
I took the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding with Dr. Kay Toomey in Denver, CO last month. The SOS Approach “is a trans-disciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years. It integrates posture, senso