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Making breathing fun! by Megan Roney

A key part of every BODY’s regulation is breath. While it may seem inherent to remember to breathe, stress to the body can easily stifle the natural breath pattern, causing us to hold our breath or shorten our breath as a reaction to feeling anxious. This can happen to our kids when entering an unfamiliar […]

Book Review: by Robin Hoffman Book:“Adventures in Veggieland” by Melanie Potock,MA, CCC-SLP

As therapists we often stress the importance children “playing with their food” and spending  time experimenting with all kinds of foods for sensory exploration and growing acceptance of new textures, tastes, and smells. Speech Pathologist Melanie Potock has written a great new book to help parents with imaginative and fun ideas for not only getting […]

Ideas to support summer speech development

May is better speech and hearing month! Here are some ideas to help your child practice his/her articulation and language skills over the summer. Read books aloud together Listen for your child’s target sound and have him/her repeat words Ask who, what, where, how, and why questions about the story Ask your child to re-tell […]