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 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
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.
Good day, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. Today's post is about identifying people and behaviors that may be having a negative effect on your child's speech and language development, how to eliminate them, and how to move forward. Before you read on, know this: If your child has been diagnosed with a speech or language delay… Continue reading The “Little Things” That May Be Hurting Your Child’s Speech and Language Development
Good evening, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. With New Year's Day just having happened, I'm seeing all these New Year Resolutions on social media. This got me to thinking about what everyone may hope will be in store for their children this year, as well as my own. If your child has communication needs, you're most… Continue reading Setting Goals for Improving Your Child’s Communication