April 8, 2019

Sensory Processing and Focus

Spring is in the air! It seems as an occupational therapist in the schools one of the main things I am always asked about is how to make children pay attention and focus on their work.  This time of the year is always hard when kids want to...

March 22, 2019

Whether your child struggles with a language delay, is learning two or more languages or you just want to give them a language boost, there are many fun ways to encourage language learning at home.

1. Bake a cake, or really any baking project that includes following dir...

February 15, 2019

Oral motor weakness, or weakness in the muscles of the lips, tongue and cheeks, can cause a variety of difficulties. The most serious is swallowing difficulty which can lead to food and liquids entering your lungs and possibly causing pneumonia. If you suspect your chi...

January 9, 2019

Many people don't realize all the things Speech Therapists are trained to work on to help support your child. The first thing that comes to mind for most people are articulation errors like /r/ or /s/ and stuttering. Speech Therapists actually do so much more!


January 4, 2019

Happy New Year to all our wonderful families, providers and of course, students!

We can't believe that 2018 has come to an end. It was a year full of excitement and challenges, like starting Virtually ConnectEd! We are super proud of how far we have come in such a short...

July 24, 2018

Raising you child bilingual does not cause speech or language delays. However, bilingual children can have speech or language delays, just as monolingual children can.

Speech and language development happens the same whether your child is exposed to one or more language...

July 6, 2018

Here are some guidelines on typical speech and language development: 

Birth–3 Months

  • Startles at loud sounds.

  • Quiets or smiles when you talk.

  • Seems to recognize your voice. Quiets if crying. 

  • Makes cooing sounds.

  • Cries change for different needs.


June 14, 2018

 Virtual Therapy for young children, also known as teletherapy, might be difficult to imagine. My child is too young to use a mouse, you might be thinking, or my child is just a baby and can't sit at a table or interact with someone over the computer. That's OK! Virtua...

June 8, 2018

Nothing is more fun than driving long distances or doing errands with kids in the car - haha! Just joking! I know one challenge I had when my children were little, was how to keep them occupied when driving in the car, not just on vacation, but around town as well. I d...

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