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The Power of Social Stories

 

One of my favorite tools in the speech therapist arsenal is a social story. “What is a social story?” you may ask, and “Why are they so helpful?” I am here to answer those questions!

A social story is simply a story or book that is created to support a child (or group of children). Typically, […]

By |October 28th, 2015|Early Childhood Language, Early Language Development, Social Language|Comments Off on The Power of Social Stories

Playtime with Puzzles

A puzzle is another classic toy with endless speech and language opportunities. There are so many puzzle options out there, but a few of my favorites are this one and this one (I have a love for all things Melissa and Doug – I have yet to find one of their toys that is not […]

By |October 26th, 2015|Early Childhood Language, Early Language Development|Comments Off on Playtime with Puzzles

What is an Articulation Disorder?

As children begin to speak, they will make mistakes with their sounds, which is completely normal. As your child grows, these errors will begin to subside. In some children, however, these errors persist and speech therapy intervention is very beneficial.

An articulation disorder is present when a child has difficulty producing sounds. The sound can be […]

By |October 20th, 2015|Articulation Disorder|Comments Off on What is an Articulation Disorder?