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What I Learned During the First Week of Doing Teletherapy

In the first week that our clinic was closed, I conducted more teletherapy sessions than I have in my entire career. Although Kid’s Creek introduced teletherapy as an option over a year ago, most of my clients still came to

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Teletherapy: An Effective Alternative While Kids Are Stuck at Home

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have temporarily closed our clinic doors for our typical face-to-face therapy sessions, but Kid’s Creek has been offering teletherapy since early 2019.

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Sensitive Ears: The Best Choices for Noise Filtering

Autism, sensory processing disorder, migraine, and fibromyalgia are among a number conditions which can cause sensory sensitivity to noise in both adults and children, and in these cases, ear protection can help the user better cope.

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Can Children with Language Disorders Learn Multiple Languages?

Should children with language and/or developmental disorders be exposed to learning multiple languages?

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How a Child’s Development Is Like Building a House

Early developmental skills are like building a house. The foundation needs to be poured before the framing for the walls goes up, and the first-floor structure must be built before you can add a second floor. Also just like a house, not everything will go perfectly.

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Hiding in Plain Sight: How to See Toys as Therapy Tools

Using “therapist eyes,” we see the many ways toys can target the skills children are working on in therapy.

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Work on Speech, Language and Motor Skills With This Fun Halloween Craft!

Crafts enable children to be creative and gain a sense of achievement, while also working on important speech, language, and motor skills. Incorporate skills learned in therapy using this Paper Jack O’ Lantern craft idea.

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Fall Into Fun Speech & Language Activities

There are lots of great ways to incorporate working on speech and language skills all while enjoying the great outdoors during the fall months.

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Hey, Mom! You’re A Super Hero! (But You Don’t Have To Be)

You may be one of those people who tries to do it all on your own, but you just can’t do everything all the time and you don’t need to! Here are five suggestions to keep your superhero powers intact.

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Would Your Child Benefit From a Listening Program?

Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to continue to form new pathways throughout our lives. One way to retrain the brain is through listening therapy.

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