Involving siblings during in-home speech therapy can be a fun challenge. When I was a child, my sister had a chronic illness and often had a home teacher. Many times I stood on the sidelines with a tinge of jealousy.read more
Summer is a wonderful time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air with your children. Making “sidewalk paint” is a fun activity to do together that encourages using language and creativity.read more
When I was in Columbus, Ohio, recently, I had a delightful opportunity to meet with speech language pathologist, Nancy Gerantino, the author of “R Made Simple”.read more
I am looking at the packaging of the Lala Paloosa Ponies Carosel 3. 3 times I wanted to throw it out. 3 times I looked at its intricate details. Then I watched the enjoyment of some 5 year old clients playing with it. Kids find great play value in it. It was probably designed for that. The kids know it right away but an adult has to think twice.read more
I have a fantastic new idea for reinforcing the /w/ sound production. I work with several three -year- olds with apraxia and language delays. Both children can produce more complex sounds such as /sh/ and /s/ but they omit /w/. When I was shopping for office supplies at Staples, I noticed some 3M Post-Its™ in the shape of puckered lips.read more
My family has used Kidspeak for two years now. Amy and her whole team have been incredible! We’ve worked with several speech therapists and each therapist has been great. Amy was also very helpful and patient working with us and our insurance company to get therapy approved. I can’t say enough good things about Amy, her staff, and how she has helped my daughter.Scott M.