Cursive Handwriting

Is cursive being taught at your child’s school? While many schools have opted for the more efficient/convenient form of writing by using keyboards, there is much to be said about the benefits of writing by hand. Research has shown that students remember what they hand...

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Speechless

ABC just aired a new comedy TV show revolving around a young man with cerebral palsy and his family titled "Speechless". The show tackles a variety of issues that many families with children with disabilities face while also being a comedy. Some of the issues faced by...

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Backpack Weighing You Down?

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) puts on an event every year called National School Backpack Awareness Day to help raise awareness of how to properly wear a backpack as well as promote the profession of occupational therapy. This day is coming up...

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HAPPY EASTER

Simply Speaking Speech and Occupational Therapy would like to wish you a Happy Easter, with an educational twist. Coloring Easter eggs is a great way for kids to learn their colors. Decorating the colored eggs with circles, stars, hearts, etc. is a great way to learn...

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Graduation!!

Simply Speaking Speech and Occupational Therapy has had 7 graduations in the past month! Way to go therapy team!!

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The Stutterer Wins

The short film, "Stutterer" wins the Oscar for Best Short Film at the Oscars! Follow this link to read more about Benjamin Cleary's exploration of a man who stutters and the struggles he faces in his everyday life dealing with his communication disorder....

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Help Improve Your Child’s Speech

I came across a blog on the American Speech Language Hearing Association's website (asha.org) that gave great recommendations on how you, the parent, can help improve your child's speech. Believe me, I know how hectic family life can be with working parents, school,...

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Speech Therapy in Schools

Are you having trouble securing Speech Therapy for your child in their school? Have you been told your child no longer "qualifies" for school speech services, yet they are still struggling with some of their speech sounds? You're not alone. Many of our public school...

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Baby Language

It's no secret by now that baby's develop language through face-to-face interactions from loved ones versus watching scripted interactions via technology. New research is showing to just what extent these face-to-face interactions could direct the child's future....

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