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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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SLPs are Still Providing Speech Therapy Sessions – Remotely . . . But Not Everywhere.

To say the COVID-19 virus has inconvenienced speech therapists and their patients is a serious understatement. Kids everywhere are missing therapy sessions because of school…

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Setting Realistic Therapy Goals

This is especially true if you are collaborating with your child’s speech therapist, as it will allow you to monitor your child closely so that…

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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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25 Speech and Language Terms Every Parent Should Know

Whether we are speaking to teachers, health visitors, or speech therapists, there is a lot of new information for any parent to digest and understand. So,…

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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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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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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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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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Parents Guide to Speech and Language Pathology

As a speech pathologist in the high school setting, I have a huge range of parental involvement. I have parents who want to be a…

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The Dreaded Waitlist for Speech Therapy

The first thing I want to address with this question is the stuttering question. All children go through a normal period of stuttering from about…

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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,…