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Speech Therapy

From your first worry to your first appointment, and your last speech therapy session – find the information you need to help your child thrive and gain necessary speech skills.

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Life After Lockdown: Back to School Checklist for Children with Special Needs

When my daughter Elizabeth was young, I felt anxious and lost sleep over the transition back to the new school year, even as much as…

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How to Prepare for a Parent-Teacher Conference

I recommend that parents take notes and obtain a stated plan of action at the end of each meeting. It is important that parents not…

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Creative Alternatives for Continued Learning for Children with Special Needs

My 18-year-old daughter, Annie, has been enrolled in specialized educational programs and services since she was diagnosed in 2004. A key to Annie’s success is…

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Speech Blubs says “Olá!” with its New (Brazilian) Portuguese Version!

Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, has a population of over 211 million people, making it the world’s sixth most populous country. With so…

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Speech Blubs says “Bonjour!” with its New French Version!

Now available for iOS and Android. Speech Blubs French provides French-speaking, bilingual, and English-speaking kids the exercises and games to improve their French language skills…

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Your Non-verbal Child: How to Set Communication Goals

Having a non-verbal child isn’t easy. Even knowing what a child’s communication development stages are is a lot of work. Not to mention learning to…

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Better Hearing and Speech Month

Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) tries to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role that speech pathologists (SLPs) play in providing…

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Speech Blubs: A User’s Guide

Welcome to Speech Blubs! So far, you’ve received and checked out the report results about your child, and are ready to begin using our speech…

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Speech Therapy for Kids: An All-in-One Guide

This blog attempts to: make that decision clearer and easier by first digging into the questions parents grapple with before they see a speech-language pathologist…

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Speech and Language: An Audiologist’s Perspective

Even though speech therapists and audiologists certainly fulfill different roles, they often work closely together to track your child’s progress and make adjustments to their…

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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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Signs your Child Might Be Special Needs

Every developmental leap, such as crawling, walking, and talking, makes us feel more relaxed about their learning.  But what happens if those milestones aren’t being…

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6 Ways Play Benefits Toddler Development

Children are not obliged to play, however, it is something they are naturally driven to do. And for good reason. It is how they learn…

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How to Keep Track of Your Child’s Language Progress

This is a great question because it’s something that I know most parents are thinking about as soon as their child starts speaking. We know…

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Recurrent Ear Infections and Speech Development

I want you to think about what happens to your hearing when you are underwater in a swimming pool. Can you hear clearly? Does everything…

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Testing for Speech and Language Therapy

When getting a child evaluated for speech and language services, most parents want to know what sort of tests will their child be exposed to,…

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Teaching Kids with Video Modeling

The beginnings of Video Modeling for Autism Video modeling (VM) is a relatively recent phenomenon in teaching. Creer and Miklich’s study (1970) was the first…