Pediatric Speech Therapy boosting early language skills

Boosting Early Language Skills

Boosting Early Language Skills This May, we celebrate National Speech-Language-Hearing Month, raising awareness about communication disorders and the role of pediatric speech language pathologists in providing life-altering treatment. Did you know by the age of two, the average child can say between 200-300 words? If your little one has not reached this milestone, try these…

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Pediatric Speech Therapy Preschool stuttering

Using Indirect Treatment to Overcome Preschool Stuttering

Using Indirect Treatment to Overcome Preschool Stuttering Indirect treatment is an approach that focuses on teaching the family strategies to enhance fluency through environmental modifications. It involves making changes in the environment rather than making any changes in the child’s speech. The message is always that stuttering is okay. Here are some suggestions on how…

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Supporting Healthy Media Use For Children

What is a Healthy Amount of Media Use for Your Child? Media, including TV, computers, smartphones, tablets and video games, can affect how your children learn, feel, think, and behave. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) encourages you to help your children develop healthy media use habits. “Nudges” to consider that help with healthy media…

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Pediatric Speech Therapy Targeting Speech and Language Skills Through Everyday Life

Targeting Speech and Language Skills Through Everyday Life

Targeting Speech and Language Skills Through Everyday Life  By Stephanie Celaya, CCC-SLP Kids Place Central Bilingual Speech and Language Pathologist The first three years of a child’s life is crucial for speech and language development.  Their brains are developing and maturing rapidly. It is very important for children to be consistently exposed to environments that…

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Creative Speech Therapy Activities To Do at Home

Creative Speech Therapy Activities To Do at Home Are you looking for creative speech therapy activities to do at home? Speech and language can be targeted anywhere, any time. The best and easiest way to target speech and language without interrupting your day is to target them during daily activities. Some examples of daily activities…

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Pediatric Speech Therapy concerns over the revised developmental checklist

Concerns Over the Revised Developmental Checklist

Concerns Over the Revised Developmental Checklist by Lauryn Bates, M.S., CCC-SLP Kids Place Speech and Language Pathologist Research has indicated that 80% of brain development occurs in the first 3 years of life. The brain is more flexible during this time because it must learn to accommodate new environments, interactions, and experiences. A child is…

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