Waiting to See if They “Grow Out Of It”

Good afternoon, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. I talk to several parents along the way, inside and outside of my therapy room, that talk about their child's "speech problems" or how they "just started talking" and how their pediatrician says they'll "grow out of it." Or there are some children who are not talking yet or… Continue reading Waiting to See if They “Grow Out Of It”

How to Help Your Special Needs Child Mainstream into the Regular Classroom

Good evening, everyone. Speech-language pathologist (SLP)/momma here. This is for those of you who has a child with unique needs and they will be entering school for the first time, or they have been attending school, but will soon begin entering the regular education classroom throughout the day. If you're a teacher and anticipate having… Continue reading How to Help Your Special Needs Child Mainstream into the Regular Classroom

Why Is My Child’s School Saying My Child Needs Speech Therapy? They Talk Just Fine.

Good evening, everyone. Speech-language pathologist (SLP)/momma here. As a SLP in the school system, I often get confused looks from parents when their child is referred for a speech-language evaluation ... and that's completely understandable. With speech-LANGUAGE therapy being often referred to as "speech therapy," it's easy to see how many would assume it's just… Continue reading Why Is My Child’s School Saying My Child Needs Speech Therapy? They Talk Just Fine.