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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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Is There a Link Between Hyperemesis Gravidarum and Autism?

I have written several blogs for Speech Blubs regarding ASD, causes, symptoms and treatment. Feel free to search for that information, but I won’t be…

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4 Ways To Help A Child With Nonverbal Autism Talk

To help a nonverbal child communicate with even simple words or phrases, early intervention is necessary.  Autism spectrum disorder is complex and most children require…

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Speech and Language Goals for Autistic Kids

When I’m at my private speech therapy practice, parents who have a child with autism always bring in their child’s IEP and have me look…

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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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How Down Syndrome Affects Children's Speech Development?

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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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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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Developmental Regression in Toddlers - What Can I Do?

As a parent, it is extremely frustrating to see your child stop progressing in their social, physical, speech, and language development.  Normally, when a child’s…

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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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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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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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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…

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Autism Awareness Month: Spreading the Word

Let’s take a closer look at autism spectrum disorder by: Giving a brief history of the developmental disorder; Defining ASD; Listing the characteristics of ASD;…

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5 Management Tips for Oral Stimming

Oral sensitivities are also known as oral stimming.  A child ‘stims’ as a way of regulating emotions or when he or she is under or…

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What is Deep Pressure Therapy for Kids with Autism?

To help alleviate meltdowns and calm children with sensory issues and autism, deep pressure stimulation is used. Deep pressure stimulation is also known as ‘deep…

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How to Recognize Early Signs of Executive Functioning Disorder

I work full-time at a public high school. I can tell you that I get kids who have a weakness in executive functioning more times…

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A Brief Overview of Down Syndrome

Chances are, we all have had some sort of interaction with someone with Down syndrome. That may include seeing an actor with Down syndrome on…