Teaching Your Child to Communicate When They Are Sick or Hurt if They Are Communication Impaired

Is your non-verbal child unable to communicate what is hurting them when sick? Is your child verbal, but has impaired comprehension, which makes it hard for them to tell you what's wrong? Good afternoon, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. Today's topic is about how to help your child communicate their ailments when sickness or injuries arise,… Continue reading Teaching Your Child to Communicate When They Are Sick or Hurt if They Are Communication Impaired

What You Need to Do if Your Child Needs Speech-Language Therapy

Good morning, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. If your child is having a problem, you want to "nip it in the bud" and get the problem solved as quickly as possible. If your child is participating in speech-language therapy or may participate in a speech-language evaluation, their problem is currently with their speech or language, or… Continue reading What You Need to Do if Your Child Needs Speech-Language Therapy

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

What Does It Mean if My Child Has A Language Delay or Disorder?

Good morning, everyone 🙂 As promised, here is a post about language delays and disorders. Coming up next are posts about activities you can do at home to help your child if they have a language delay or disorder. If you don't know who I am, my name is Veronica and I am a mother… Continue reading What Does It Mean if My Child Has A Language Delay or Disorder?