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How does your child feel when their sibling gets speech and language therapy and they don’t? Does your typical child ever feel left out? 1. Siblings can be an excellent speech and language model Older or even younger siblings can serve as excellent speech and language models. During games or conversation, using this speech and...
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Parents are important members of their child’s therapeutic team along with the speech pathologist and, of course, the child.  By observing and, at times, participating directly in the session, parents are able to carry over their children’s treatment goals into the natural environment. In the treatment room, the speech pathologist teaches the child the skills...
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Speech Disorders Speech disorders typically affect the vocal cords, muscles, nerves, and other structures within the mouth and throat. People who have medical or developmental conditions can also have speech disorders. Language Disorders A language disorder is a communication disorder in which a person has persistent difficulties in learning and using various forms of language....
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Hearing your baby say her first word is a memorable milestone, but what if she doesn’t seem to be communicating as effectively as her peers? Many parents are advised to consider speech therapy if they are concerned about their child’s speech development. But what is it and how do you know when it’s necessary? “Speech...
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When you hear the term speech therapy, what comes to mind? Helping children with a lisp? Providing communication training for children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder? Restoring speech to someone who has suffered a head injury or stroke? It is true that speech therapy can help with a variety of developmental disorders, speech and...
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When we talk about ‘communication’, we often mean ‘what we say’: the words that we use. However, interpersonal communication is much more than the explicit meaning of words, and the information or message that they convey. It also includes implicit messages, whether intentional or not, which are expressed through non-verbal behaviours. Non-verbal communication includes facial...
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WHAT IS FIZZY DOUGH? Simply put, Fizzy Dough is… any sensory dough that fizzes or bubbles. The ingredients can vary widely from recipe to recipe . However, every Fizzy Dough has two main components 1. A Moldable Dough Base (usually only 1-2 ingredients) 2. A Liquid Reactor (usually vinegar or similar) WHAT SHOULD FIZZY DOUGH LOOK LIKE?...
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Speech therapy for seniors is often necessary when recovering from the debilitating consequences of a stroke or dementia.  It may also be necessary after a head injury. The ability to communicate effectively is important at any age, but for seniors it can be absolutely vital. If a senior cannot successfully describe what they need, where...
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Speech therapy is an intervention method that focuses on helping children with impaired speech or swallowing capabilities. Speech therapists, commonly known as speech-language pathologists (SLPs), are highly educated, trained, and experienced professionals that can provide such services to children and adults. They often work as a team to help patients overcome a wide range of...
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There are several speech and language disorders that can be treated with speech therapy. Articulation disorders. An articulation disorder is the inability to properly form certain word sounds. A child with this speech disorder may drop, swap, distort, or add word sounds. An example of distorting a word would be saying “thith” instead of “this”....
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Laura Cramb Speech therapy inc is a team of dynamic and enthusiastic therapists. A variety of areas of speech therapy services are dealt with within the practice including the Neonatal, Paediatric and Adult populations.