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Howdy Partner

Saturday afternoon Hank and Gus put on their plaid shirts and cowboy boots and saddled up for their first rodeo.  Not literally.  They did go to their first rodeo, they just didn’t actually participate in it.   789 more words

Is my child stuttering? What is normal dysfluency...

I often have a concerned parent calling me to assess their little one who has begun to stutter. These parents are wonderful! They really care about their child’s development and want to do something to help. 472 more words

Language Development

Last (and Best) Parent Newsletter of the Year

My final newsletter to parents.  I tell them in a nutshell everything that mattered; the best thirty minutes of the day that made children’s minds come alive and made their hearts beat.   548 more words

Teaching Young Children

The Fifty Meter Dash

This past week Hank and Gus ran in their first track meet.  Hank wanted to wear a tank top, because that is what runners wear.  That was the extent of our preparation for this momentous event. 328 more words

Language disorders at primary age

Squid has done marvellously well. ‘Just outside the range of normal’ for understanding, grammar and language. Her NHS speech therapist wants to move her onto only speech sound targets for the next block. 548 more words

Speech Therapy

School uniforms... yay or nay?

My daughter starts school this September- in Austria we’re a little later than other
countries round the world, so she’ll be 6 by the time she walks through the doors for the first time. 809 more words


They Really Do Rock

Yesterday the boys and I loaded up the car and went for a little road trip.  We wondered into the picturesque Northwest Iowa.  Great things come out of Northwest Iowa….The Speech Mom being one of them. 434 more words