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Is My Child on Track? 10 Communication Milestones to Look for

Watching your child grow and learn to communicate with the world around them is one of the greatest joys as a parent. But what do you do if you think your child is lagging behind? Last week, we talked about … 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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5 Signs Your Child Could Have Auditory Processing Disorder

When people think of communication or learning disorders, they typically focus on the ability to produce and understand language. However there are some issues that can impact communication that aren’t purely linguistic. One of these is auditory processing disorder.

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The Topical Monologue: How to help a child on the spectrum navigate conversational dynamics

If you have or work with a child on the autistic spectrum, you’ve probably had the following dilemma: Your child starts talking about a topic they’re interested in, let’s say airplanes. The conversation may start with one or two interesting … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving! 3 Tips for Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Big family gatherings can be fun, but they can also be a source of stress. This is even more true for children on the autistic spectrum and their families. Large groups of people, changes … Continue reading

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Can TV and Technology Hurt Your Child’s Language Development?

As technological advances come at a breakneck speed, people are spending more time with technological devices than ever before. Whether it’s the television, your smartphone, or a tablet, odds are you spend a significant portion of your day looking at … Continue reading

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Story Time Can Improve Your Child’s Language!

For many parents, snuggling up with their child and reading a book is a favorite bonding experience. But studies have shown that reading to your child may be much more important than most people realize.

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