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Learning Disabilities

Every child is different! Here are speech and language tips and tools for kids with learning differences, alongside information for parents provided by speech therapists.

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My Chat w/Mitja Mavsar, Co-Founder of Speech Blubs

Speech Blubs caught my attention, and my young son’s because instead of abstract graphics or images the program featured real children modeling speech. I thought…

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Turn Autism Around Podcast: The Speech Blubs App for Autism

This podcast was created and published by Mary Barbera. Mary: You’re listening to the Turn Autism Around podcast episode number one hundred and two, I’m your…

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The Latest Research on Down Syndrome Children and Speech

This syndrome’s scientific name is ‘chromosome trisomy’; the extra genetic material results in the production of extra proteins which then interfere with the natural processes…

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How to Nurture Play Skills in Children with Autism

When your child receives a diagnosis, it’s important to learn how to play with an autistic child. Ask a play therapist how to make playtime…

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Creative & Imaginative Play Activities for Autistic Kids that Improve Speech

Canadian non-profit organization The Hanen Centre says that pretend play has positive results on autistic kids’ speech. To learn more about autism, check out Speech…

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What Does an Autistic Person Look Like?

Every autistic person is different, maybe one of them has the disorder, and as the saying goes: “If you have met one autistic person, there…

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An Autistic Filmmaker’s Tale of “Hardship, Perseverance, & Hope”

This is truly one of our favorite podcasts! Award-winning autistic filmmaker Scott Klum recently spoke with Speech Blubs host Jaka Z.! This podcast tells the…

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Abigail Adam’s Down Syndrome Story: Overcoming Challenges

Every day is a celebration, a blessing, and a testimony to the importance of determination! A Rough Start for this Baby with Down Syndrome Like…

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Down Syndrome Education - Tips from a Teacher

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) says that “chromosomes determine how a baby’s body forms during pregnancy and how the baby’s body functions as it…

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Collette Divitto's Down Syndrome Story

Although I went on many job interviews that seemed to go very well, I always got an email saying something like, “it was great to…

Review

My son was diagnosed with bilateral hearing loss in both ears last year, and after his surgery, Speech Blubs is the best app to get him on track with kids his age.

- By Nola and Kory

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Down Syndrome and Daniel's Story

The fact is, your child or client with Down syndrome will need intensive speech therapy and home practice. Speech Blubs can help your child as…

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World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

As part of our goal to be a global voice for advocating for Down syndrome awareness, this blog presents the history of World Down Syndrome…

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Speech & Language Activities for Kids with Down Syndrome

Our son was born with Down syndrome and has been signed up for speech services since he was 6-months-old. He also went to services at…

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Down Syndrome: The First Year

When we discovered our son had Down Syndrome at birth, we had a discussion with the wonderful nurses how every newborn brings their unique challenges…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): An All-in-One Guide

The term autism is not what it once was. “Autism” originally described a severe set of schizophrenia symptoms in 1911 by a German psychiatrist named…

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Executive Function Disorder - What It Is and How to Help

We use executive functioning skills and methods every day to plan, organize, strategize, memorize, and pay attention so that we can: Make plans Keep track…