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Best resources for speech therapy at home! We cover parenting tips & speech and language development to bring you all you need to know to keep your child thriving.

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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…

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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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Epilepsy and Language Development

One disorder that has been looked at quite significantly is epilepsy. Throughout studies, it has been determined that epilepsy does affect speech and language, but…

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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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Autism and Food Aversions: 5 Tips for Introducing New Food

While a picky eater may not like broccoli, children with autism develop food aversions that go beyond picky eating. Scientific studies have found children within…

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All about Stimming in Kids with Autism

Stimming is one diagnostic criterion for a child undergoing testing to see if they have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Stimming isn’t necessarily a bad thing…

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What is the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)?

The picture exchange communication system, known as PECS allows a person to still communicate without the use of words.  Essentially, it gives a “voice” to…

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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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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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7 Ways to Help Your Child with Non-verbal Autism Speak

Many parents are told that if their child does not use communication by the ages 4 or 5, that they will never talk. A study…

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