How to be Prepared if Your Child’s School Wants to do a Speech-language Evaluation

Good morning, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. I work in the school system as a SLP (speech-language pathologist) and I see all kinds of different parents come in for meetings I schedule. If it is the first or second meeting ever, I see some parents that are anxious because they don't know what to expect and… Continue reading How to be Prepared if Your Child’s School Wants to do a Speech-language Evaluation

How To Help Your Child With Sensory Issues Cope With Holidays and Social Gatherings

Good evening, everyone, and Happy Thanksgiving. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. Today is Saturday, but my Thanksgiving festivities are still continuing in order to squeeze in as many family gathering opportunities as possible. Today is the last dinner (this is my 3rd), and I find myself feeling overwhelmed and overstimulated, while at the same time looking forward… Continue reading How To Help Your Child With Sensory Issues Cope With Holidays and Social Gatherings

Why I Stopped Calling My Child Shy and the Steps I’ve Been Taking to Reverse the Effects

Good evening, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. In an earlier post, I voiced my grief over children being labelled as "shy." Society is very keen on creating molds and images as to what we "should be," including what we should be socially. Be socially assertive. Gain energy from being in social situations. Surround yourself with people… Continue reading Why I Stopped Calling My Child Shy and the Steps I’ve Been Taking to Reverse the Effects

How to Help Your Child Talk More

Good evening, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. A while back I did a post about Everyday Activities to do at Home to Help Your Child Start Talking, in order to teach parents how they could help their child start talking. Today is for those of you who have a child that is talking, but are maybe only… Continue reading How to Help Your Child Talk More