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Speech Therapy Becoming a Drag? MOVE it to a New Place!

Speech Therapy Becoming a Drag? MOVE it to a New Place!

Let’s face it: if you find the speech therapy session boring, then your student is probably bored as well. That means that the child is not performing at his/her best. So what is a dedicated speech therapist to do?  Make it fun! You were a kid once and what you wanted...

Can Speech Therapy Prevent Mental Health Problems?

Can Speech Therapy Prevent Mental Health Problems?

Mental Health Problems on the Rise Most people are unaware that 50% of all mental health problems reveal themselves before the child’s 15th birthday.  To the uninformed, this can come as a shocking reality.  Theresa May’s recent announcement that her government...

4 Keys to Maximizing The Child’s Speech Therapy

4 Keys to Maximizing The Child’s Speech Therapy

Experienced speech-language pathologists are well aware of the critical role that parents play in the success of their children’s speech therapy.  Successful treatment invariably relies heavily on practicing in the home and continuous parental involvement. While...

Four Hidden Speech Therapy Benefits

Four Hidden Speech Therapy Benefits

The title SLP or Speech Language Pathologist can be misleading.  Understandably, those who carry that title provide speech therapy.  But what many don’t realize is that the benefits of such a clinician can go far beyond speech and language.  Some of the skills that...

Speech Therapy is Great, but Why Doesn’t It Always Help?

Speech Therapy is Great, but Why Doesn’t It Always Help?

People often ask a therapist providing speech therapy, “How do you go about teaching a kid to…” with any number of ways to finish that question. And although never an easy one to answer, when it comes to helping a child speak correctly, the answer often can be quite...

Speech Disorders and Speech Therapy Myths Debunked

Speech Disorders and Speech Therapy Myths Debunked

As a parent concerned about your child’s apparent speech or language deficiency, you have probably begun to research speech disorders, and speech therapy seeking a way to correct it.  And it is more than likely that in this search you have come across either...