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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a screening?

The purpose of screenings is to determine if we feel a speech-language evaluation is recommended. It is a pass or fail screener and they are always free of charge. 279 more words

Speech Therapy

Little Pitchers Have Big Ears*

*I might be the only one who remembers hearing this when growing up, so a quick explanation:
Little pitchers have big ears refers to the fact that adults must be careful about what they say within the hearing of children. 386 more words

LATE TALKER

Like many first time mom, if my child is ahead of a milestone, I think he must be gifted. If my child is behind on a milestone, I panic. 602 more words

Motherhood

#WordPower: Teaching through Text (Part 2) – Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne

#WordPower #TeachingthroughText, will explore how to teach vocabulary learning strategies, in context, using high-quality texts. Effective vocabulary development helps pupils to unlock the meaning of new words through discussion, meaning-making and developing connections, whilst simultaneously deepening their comprehension of language and strengthening communication. 138 more words

Speech Therapy Works

As a Speech and Language Therapist it shouldn’t really be a revelation to me that speech and language therapy works. Obviously I have always believed in it otherwise I wouldn’t have stayed with it as a career for over 14 years. 1,587 more words

Adoption

freeing myself

Creative response: goo.gl/Wc5iEC

Whenever I think of poetry, I like to think of it as a gateway for me to explore the more creative side of me – one that’s ready to test boundaries and create ways to express myself that other realms of writing don’t allow me to. 307 more words

Reading Responses

"Go out eat!"

OMG. I hope I don’t jinx anything by blogging about it.
But Little Star’s speech is finally moving along!
We have waited so long for this moment. 595 more words

Little Star Does