Speech and language and BOOKS!

Parents often ask what they can do to encourage the development of their child’s language skills or which apps will best help their children improve.  Of the many incredible apps that are at our disposal, the best tool you have access to is a book.  You may have some books at home, or you have…

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Five Minute Speech

It has been shown that more learning occurs from short, frequent bursts of practice rather than long, irregular sessions.  The key to the generalization of learned skills is routine practice. Following a home exercise program is essential.  Below you will find several “five-minute speech” activities that you can complete at home.  They are fun and…

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Tips and Tricks: Using Speech Generating Devices at Home

    Getting your child a speech generating device (SGD) is an exciting step towards improving their communication and independence. It’s an exciting time, but it is not a quick fix and doesn’t mean that your child can immediately begin to communicate with you. A baby is consistently hearing verbal communication every day for a…

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Speech and Language Development for Your Child with Autism

Speech and Language Development for Your Child with Autism Speech therapy addresses language and communication skills. Social Communication Ability to initiate or participate in play with another person Awareness of others’ emotional states, perspective and intentions Ability to seek attention from others Respecting personal space between people Playing with toys appropriately Pretend play concepts Turn-taking…

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The Speech and Language Path

Your child’s speech therapist will design a home exercise program that is specific to your child’s needs. Each phase is a BIG STEP to being able to EXPRESS WANTS AND NEEDS! Phase One: Waves bye bye Takes turns vocalizing Points/gestures Babbles and strings sounds together (i.e. mamamamama) Eats pureed food by bringing their lip down…

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Pediatric Speech Therapy in Dayton & Cincinnati, OH

Pediatric Speech Therapy in Dayton & Cincinnati, OH One of the greatest joys as a parent is seeing your child grow and develop. Each child develops at a different rate. However, mental and physical disorders and other causes can make learning and communication a struggle for many children. Find help with our pediatric speech therapy…

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