Reading is a hard thing to do. It often isn't until we have to help another person in our lives learn to read that we remember how hard it actually is. There's rules to follow to make it easier, but for every rule there seems to be about 1,000 exceptions. Not to mention all of … Continued
I met some amazing tiny people with a ton of stuff to communicate, but didn't know how and that was the moment I knew what direction my life was going. Today is world autism day. I thought about adding an exclamation mark after that sentence, but to a lot of people this is just another … Continued
Times are kind of scary right now. There's uncertainty, panic, and anxiety. I encourage you to say "yes" to your kids more right now. Let them do the messy activities. Make the cake, decorate the cookies, paint with pudding, make the slime, find science experiments on YouTube. Just like the adults, the kids are trying … Continued
What is apraxia? Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a motor speech disorder that makes it difficult for children to speak. Children with the diagnosis of apraxia of speech generally have a good understanding of language and know what they want to say. However, they have difficulty learning or carrying out the complex sequenced movements … Continued
Hey friends! I definitely slacked on my Valentine's post, BUT two weeks really isn't much time if you think about it....yeah I knew it sounded wrong as I was typing it. However, Just because Valentine's Day has passed does not mean we should stop talking about and teaching the importance of love and kindness to … Continued
I'm not sure about y'all but this month was LONG. Here are some more ideas to help you kickstart February and keep your kids moving and entertained! More Vegetables. Yum! Find out what your child's favorite vegetable is and cook a meal including it. Then challenge your child to try a new vegetable or one … Continued
Let's be honest, staying on track and sticking to your goals is HARD. I'd be lying if I said I haven't slipped up in making changes in the first 20-ish days of the new year. (Donuts are my favorite thing on this earth). BUT hopefully my next round of tips and activities can make your … Continued
So it’s almost week 3 of January, and if you’re like me you’re still in denial about the “fact” that THIS is the year you’ll actually stick to your healthy eating/exercising more resolution. Then you go to the gym you just joined for $10 with three thousand other people who did the same and you … Continued
Toys like doll houses, plastic animals, and people, play kitchen, tool set, doctor’s kits, etc. are AWESOME because pretend play is IMPORTANT. Pretend play is the main way children learn at this age. They learn from the adults in their life giving them language input. Rory’ Story Cubes and Tell Tale are good games for … Continued
The Snowbelly Family of Chillyville Inn: This book is good for kids working on /l/. It has really fun pictures to talk about and it also has lots of rhyming words--good for auditory discrimination. Corduroy's Christmas: It’s interactive! It has flaps for kids to lift, which is really good for kids who can’t sit still … Continued
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