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Speech Therapy for Kids

Browse speech therapists’ advice on everything related to speech therapy for kids: from your first assessment to finding the best practitioner for your child’s needs.

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Pediatric Speech Therapy Appointments

As a speech therapist, I have worked with early intervention clients (birth-3 years), school aged kids, adolescents and geriatrics. Although we all work on communication…

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Current Challenges for Speech Therapists in Telepractice

Still, you can’t really appreciate what they do until you know the whole story. This blog is an attempt to describe some of their challenges…

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Finding My Brother’s Voice: Why I Became a Speech Pathologist

The reason why I became a speech-language pathologist is something that I share with anyone who asks me. Ever since I can remember, my brother and…

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SLP WEBINAR: El Paso SLPs Meet Rachel Madel, M.A., CCC-SLP

With the current restrictions, how do these kids get the services they need? They can’t meet in person with their speech therapist. They can’t go…

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Early Intervention vs. School Speech Therapy

Children grow and develop at their own rate. Some develop motor skills faster and others seem to develop speech faster. I can tell you from…

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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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When Should I Worry about My Child’s Speech?

If your child has trouble with a few sounds at this point, but people unfamiliar can easily understand him/her, your child is likely developing speech…

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How Speech Therapists Use Mr. Potato Head

In this blog, you see how speech therapists use this classic toy for speech practice.  Following directions These toys can be great in helping kids…

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What to Do When Insurance Won’t Cover Your Speech Therapy Costs

Unfortunately, our insurance companies run the show when it comes to reimbursement for speech and language services. They dictate what is and isn’t covered, which…

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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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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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FAQs about Online Speech Therapy for Kids

This article looks at the reasons for online speech therapy, its benefits, and the cost by answering online speech therapy’s frequently asked questions. The article’s…

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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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Tips to Improve Communication with a Child Wearing a Mask

As a speech-language pathologist, I know the impact that mask-wearing can have on communication; however, in my opinion, wearing cloth face coverings is absolutely necessary…

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When is it Time to Go to a Speech-Language Pathologist?

Does My Child Need Speech Therapy? First, let me tell you about speech-language pathologists (SLPs). These are the medical professionals that will evaluate, assess, diagnose,…

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How to Engage Children In Speech Therapy

Children may think it’s boring, don’t like the speech therapist, might not enjoy the tasks or could not get along with the people in their…

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