Monthly Archives: September 2014

October is Rett Syndrome Awareness Month!

Have you heard of Rett Syndrome? Rett Syndrome is a rare developmental disorder, often misdiagnosed as autism, cerebral palsy, or non-specified developmental disorder. To help raise public awareness of this disorder, the International Rett Syndrome Foundation has designated October as … Continue reading

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Attention Deficit Disorder: Three Ways Speech Therapy Can Help!

As of 2011, rates of attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) reached approximately 11%, up from 9.5% in 2007 and 7.8% in 2003. There are a variety of theories as to why the diagnosis rate continues … Continue reading

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Attention Deficit Disorder: What are the Signs?

Being fidgety and unable to sit still is a typical part of childhood for most kids. But, for some children, the inability to focus becomes an issue that can affect their academic and social well-being. Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and … Continue reading

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Does Your Child Have a Social Language Deficit?

Often we think of language as only the sounds, words, and messages that we speak or write. However, there‚Äôs another important aspect to language that we often overlook: the way we use language and tailor it to different situations and … Continue reading

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