COVID-19 UPDATE: Wow that felt odd typing that!! So when I originally wrote this post, we were living in a much different world. We, at least me, had never heard of coronavirus, nor did I imagine that we would experience a pandemic. I naively thought such things would stay in the history books. Anyway. To… Continue reading Homeschooling, COVID-19, and Speech-language Therapy
Good morning, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma. You may be reading this because your child is off from school due to a school break, weather, or sickness. The current reason many schools are closed right now is due to sickness. So .... wow. Just wow. COVID-19 (coronavirus) is wreaking havoc on us (USA) right now. Schools are… Continue reading No School = No Speech Therapy
Good evening, everyone. Speech-language pathologist momma. I've not been home long from work and this title image just keeps flashing in my brain like a neon sign; reason being, is this year I have a higher than normal population of non-verbal kids on my caseload. As a therapist, my overall goal is for these students… Continue reading Not Knowing Where to Start if Your Child Has a Lot of Communication Needs
Good evening, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. Many times, we speech-language pathologists are referred to as "speech therapists." Oftentimes, we refer to ourselves as this as well. However, many do not realize that we treat much more than "just the way someone talks." A large chunk of our time is spent treating language issues. Language is… Continue reading Is Your Child “Falling Through the Cracks”?
Good evening, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. A new school year is beginning and speech-language therapy home programs are weighing heavy on my mind right now. I just got back from the school I work at as a speech-language pathologist a few moments ago. In addition to decorating my door and organizing my desk, I spent… Continue reading Speech Therapy at School and Homework