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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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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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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…

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5 Tips for Disciplining a Child with Autism

Disciplining a child on the autism spectrum is even more difficult than normal. What you thought you knew about disciplining a child with traditional methods…

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Sensory Bottles for Autism : A Simple Guide

Children with autism struggle with processing sensory information around them such as tastes, movement, brightness, smells, and textures.  Sensory bottles provide a calming sensory experience…

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6 Steps To Solve And Change Misbehavior In Children With Autism

Discipling a child with autism takes more patience and a completely different approach. Many children with autism are unable to regulate their emotions and struggle…

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A New Gene Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder!

Is autism a genetic disorder? The purpose of this blog isn’t to cause a debate. Instead, my goal is to provide insight into new research…

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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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Causes for Autism - Genetics, Toxins and More

Now science believes there is no one single cause to autism. Instead, it’s believed environmental and biological factors influence the development of autism. Although many factors…

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Stimming Behavior and Autism: What it is, Causes And How To Manage It

Stimming is any behavior that involved movements or sounds that are repeated to self-stimulate and soothe.  Most stimming behavior involves activating all five senses for…

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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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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Will My Nonverbal Autistic Child Ever Talk?

For children with autism, the rate of development is slightly different.   Many children with autism are behind in speech and language development. This often…

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Is Your Child A Sensory Seeker Or Avoider?

Sensory Avoider (hypersensitive) A sensory avoiding child who struggles with processing environmental stimuli will become overwhelmed.  This results in the child being overly sensitive to…

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Customize A Picture Exchange Communication System For Your Child

But every child is different.  To make PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) work for your child, it needs to be customized.  Now that I’m starting…

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What is Attention Deficit Disorder?

Children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) may also start showing signs of reading and academic problems once they enter kindergarten.  I have a great…

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5 Myths about Down Syndrome

Since about 1 in 700 babies are born with Down syndrome, or trisomy 21, we don’t necessarily know a family with a child with the…