Common Speech & Language Disorders

Common Speech & Language Disorders

May is Better Hearing and Speech month – a perfect time to highlight common speech and language disorders, as well as the role of hearing in speech and language development. Speech Disorders Speech disorders interfere with a child’s ability to speak effectively in...
Sensory and Language Benefits of Outdoor Play

Sensory and Language Benefits of Outdoor Play

Running through a field on a warm, sunny day. Inventing a playground obstacle course with friends. Jumping in puddles on a rainy day. All childhood classics, yet studies from various countries show a trend: Children are spending increasingly less time playing outside....
Tips for a Sensory-Friendly Holiday

Tips for a Sensory-Friendly Holiday

For children with sensory challenges, the holidays can be a tricky time. The season is undoubtably exciting, but all that excitement – along with changes in routine, lights, crowded activities, music, lots of smells, and new foods – can simply feel like too much. We...
6 Tips for Asking About Your Child’s Day at School

6 Tips for Asking About Your Child’s Day at School

Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: You: “How was school today?” Your child: “Good.” End of conversation. Some children are chatty when it comes to talking about their day, but if yours isn’t, you’re not alone. It can be hard for children to feel talkative when...