Monthly Archives: March 2017

World Autism Day is April 2: Light It Up Blue!

Each April, organizations around the world recognize Autism Awareness Month, to help raise public awareness and increase understanding of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD). The campaign is kicked off each year on World Autism Day, April 2. Organizations and individuals around … Continue reading

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Childhood Apraxia of Speech: How Can an SLP Help?

Childhood mispronunciations are a normal part of language development; most parents have fond memories of cute mispronunciations like “effalent” for elephant. But what happens when your child’s speech problems are more severe? Last week we talked about one speech disorder, … Continue reading

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Does My Child Have Childhood Apraxia of Speech?

Mispronouncing words is a typical part of language development. Many parents love that adorable stage where a child might say “p’sketti” for spaghetti or “compooter” for computer. Errors like this are a normal part of learning language and typically nothing … Continue reading

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Encourage Early Literacy for National Reading Month!

  March is National Reading Month! Did you know that speech-language pathologists can play a key role in helping children learn to read? In fact, recent survey found that over 70% of teachers believed that students who received speech therapy … Continue reading

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Trisomy Awareness Month: Spotlight on Down Syndrome

Did you know that March is Trisomy Awareness Month? In support of this awareness campaign, today we’re focusing our blog on one of the most common trisomy conditions: Down Syndrome.

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