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When the Words Won’t Come Out

Your child understands you perfectly well, but, when it comes time to speak, they can’t get the words out. Called apraxia of speech, here’s a look at how we can help your child find their voice.

Jun 1st, 2022
Understanding the Different Causes of Stuttering

Your child is learning to talk, but you quickly realize that the starts and stops in their speech signal a stutter, and you’re wondering why. Here, we take a look at some of the factors that contribute to this common issue.

Mar 1st, 2022
Can Speech Therapy Really Help My Child Talk Better?

If your child has problems with forming certain letter sounds or processing words, they may have a speech disorder that affects their ability to communicate effectively. Speech therapy can help them talk better.

Feb 1st, 2022
How do TBIs Affect Speech?

There are many issues that can develop on the heels of a traumatic brain injury, including problems with speech. Here, we take a look at some of those problems and how we can help re-establish communication.

Nov 8th, 2021
Speech Group Benefits for Autism Spectrum Disorder

When your child has a disorder that makes it difficult for them to interact with the world around them, creating safe groups in which to practice is important. Here’s a look at how such groups can help with autism spectrum disorder.

Oct 3rd, 2021
6 Signs of a Swallowing Disorder

Choking, drooling, and vomiting — these are some of the signs of a swallowing disorder in children. Here, we review these symptoms, and more, to help you identify whether your child may need help.

Sep 5th, 2021
When to Consider Accent Reduction

Everyone has an accent when they speak, which can greatly influence how they communicate with others. If you find that your accent isn’t sending the right message, accent reduction can help.

Aug 9th, 2021
Signs Your Child Has Delayed Social Skills

Your child is in a play group, but while other toddlers are happily talking and playing with one another, yours sits alone. Is your child simply shy or might there be a developmental issue? Knowing the difference is important.

Jul 27th, 2021
Can Stuttering Be Treated?

Your child is learning to speak and you’re thrilled, but you notice that the words aren’t coming out quite right. If you suspect your child may have a stutter, early intervention can make all the difference.

Jun 16th, 2021
Understanding the complexity of apraxia of speech

Apraxia of speech is a relatively rare disorder that affects how you can communicate verbally. There are two types of apraxia of speech, and we take a look at how each develops and what we can do to help.

May 18th, 2021
10 Signs Your Child May Be on the Autism Spectrum

Autism spectrum disorder is just that, a spectrum, which means symptoms can vary greatly from one child to the next. That said, there are some common signs of autism among children and we review 10 of them here.

Apr 8th, 2021
The Signs of Autism Are Often Different in Girls

Autism spectrum disorder can be difficult to diagnose under any circumstance given that kids can fall anywhere on a large spectrum. Making matters more complicated, it’s harder to identify in girls. Here’s why.

Mar 17th, 2021
Are Stutters Permanent?

Your child is beginning to talk and the words are flowing, but sometimes not all that easily. While stuttering is fairly common — between 5% and 10% of children stutter at some point — you wonder whether the issue is permanent.

Feb 16th, 2021
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 22nd, 2020