5 Ways you Can Get Your Toddler to Talk More

5 Ways you Can Get Your Toddler to Talk More

Here are some speech and language therapy techniques that you can use at home to get your toddler to talk more. 1. Get them around other children their age or slightly older. My son goes to an in home daycare where he is the youngest. He started at 7 months and now he...
What are the early signs of Autism

What are the early signs of Autism

It is scary when your toddler is not saying many words. Many times during initial speech and language evaluations parents will ask me if I think their child may have Autism. Unfortunately, as speech-language pathologists, we cannot diagnose Autism. We can just tell...
What is Occupational Therapy?

What is Occupational Therapy?

Most people hear occupational therapy and they think it’s helping people get jobs. Then you say pediatric occupational therapy and then they are really confused. So what exactly is occupational therapy and how can it help my child? Occupational therapy helps people...
Teletherapy WILL Work for Your Young Child and Here is Why

Teletherapy WILL Work for Your Young Child and Here is Why

During the Coronavirus pandemic, many of us have had to become familiar with video conferencing and online learning. A year ago, I would have thought “Zoom” was a website for race cars now it’s the new “Google.” It’s become part of our lives whether we like it or not....
What is AAC and will it help my child?

What is AAC and will it help my child?

AAC stands for Augmentative Alternative Communication. It is an alternative way to communicate without words. It can include gestures, sign language, picture exchange, and communication devices. If your child is over the age of two and is not talking or very...