Have you and your kids been struggling to get back into a routine after winter break? It always takes a bit of time before finding your groove again after all the excitement of the holidays. Creating routine not only helps … Read the rest
In Recognition of AAC Month, we are sharing resources about how to support your child in learning how to use AAC at home.
What is Aided Language Stimulation and Why is it so important?
If your child has been introduced … Read the rest
First, your child completed trials of Augmentative and Alternative Communication techniques with your Speech-language Pathologist. Then, an AAC evaluation was performed. This was followed by the device request process. Now, your child has a speech generating device (SGD). What are … Read the...
Throughout October, our speech-language pathologists will provide information and resources about Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). There are deals that are going on that you don’t want to miss! If you need a refresher about what AAC is, check out … Read the rest
Do you think much about the safety of the backpack that you carry?
National School Backpack Awareness Day is an educational event is sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Association to support students of all ages. In addition, the Occupational … Read the rest
ADHD Evaluations: Comprehensive assessment of executive functioning, behavioral functioning and social communication as it relates to a diagnosis of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
These evaluations may be completed for adults or children and examine thinking compon...
What do Speech-Language Pathologists do?
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are experts in communication. They work with people of all ages, from babies to adults. Speech-language pathologists assess, diagnose, treat and help prevent disorders. Speech therapy addresses speech sound errors, l...
Communication, AAC and Speech Therapy
When children are young, they communicate mainly wants and needs. As they get older, children begin communicating for social closeness and relationships. We communicate for a variety of functions. This changes depending on the environment
Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of speech-language pathologists in providing life-altering treatment. Early detection is the key to a shorter, more effective, and less expensive course