Tag Archives: Literacy

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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More Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help You in 2017!

  When you hear “speech therapist”, what comes to mind? If you’re like many people, you associate speech therapists with things like stuttering or helping a child with a lisp. But over the past few decades, a speech-language pathologist’s role … Continue reading

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How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help You in 2017?

  Happy new year! Somehow we blinked, and an entire year has passed and 2017 is here. As we start out the new year, we wanted to take a moment and reflect on some of the ways a speech-language pathologist … Continue reading

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Reading Trouble? A Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help!

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about ways you can work with your child at home to prepare them to learn to read. Developing pre-literacy skills with your child can go a long way towards improving reading skills down … Continue reading

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Give Your Child a Head Start! How to Prepare your Child to Read

Learning to read is one of the most important skills a child learns in school. Now more than ever, children are being transitioned from “learning to read” to “reading to learn” earlier and earlier in their academic life. Unfortunately, learning … Continue reading

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How Can Speech-Language Therapy Help a Child with Dyslexia?

When people think of speech therapy, they often think of helping a person who stutters, or a child with a lisp, or maybe working with people who have language problems because of a stroke. But speech-language therapists work with an … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for School: How to Prepare Your Child to Learn to Read!

Summer is a great time for children to relax and enjoy a break from the pressure of school. But it’s also a great opportunity to bolster academic skills that your child may need work on. In early education, learning to … Continue reading

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March Is National Reading Month!

Did you know that March is National Reading Month? This month, schools and libraries across the country try to raise awareness of how important reading is for a child’s development. Reading to and with your children can be a great … Continue reading

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5 Ways a Speech Therapist Can Help with Literacy!

A recent survey found that over 70% of teachers believed that students who received speech therapy services demonstrated improved reading skills in the classroom (ASHA, National Outcome Measurement System). A speech-language pathologist’s training often allows them to identify the root … Continue reading

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The Importance of Reading to Your Child

Reading your child a story at bedtime is a tradition for many parents. But recent studies are showing that reading to your child may be far more important than previously thought. Recent studies have emphasized how reading to your child, … Continue reading

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