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Blub Talks Podcast

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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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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How Does IEP for Preschool work?

First Things First: Early Intervention The first thing I want to address is about getting early intervention services. At this age, yes, I would have…

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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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How to be a Special Needs Advocate for Your Child

There is a fine line between being a parent and being an advocate. At least that’s what I’ve learned in my parenting journey. When I…

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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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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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Mirror Neurons, Video Modeling, and Your Child’s Speech

What are Mirror Neurons? Before we dig into mirror neurons, we need to have a quick understanding of neurons in general. Neurons are specialized cells…

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Common Techniques Used by Speech Therapists

In this reading, you will get to see some of the common techniques used by speech therapists and hopefully, you can use some of them…

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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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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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Parent Involvement in the IEP Process

As a mom of twins that were both assigned an IEP at 3-years-old, I want to share my experience. My goal is to help other…

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Why Speech Therapists Request an Eye Exam and Hearing Test

A common question that will arise during this discussion will be whether your kid’s hearing and eyes have been tested. The reason for this is…

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7 Strategies to Motivate Your Child to Learn

Often, children tend to lose focus or interest in their studies owing to distractions, difficulties, and more. It becomes their parent’s responsibility to help them…

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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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Mommy Mingle & Speech Blubs’ ‘Toddler Talk’ Class for Parents

The packed house webinar’s host was New York-licensed speech therapist Tori Hirsch, MS. CCC-SLP, TSSLD. The topics Tori covered included: Healthy Screen Time An App…

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