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Warning Signs for Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders

Did you know that 11% of children ages 3–6 have a speech, language, voice, or swallowing disorder and almost 15% of school-age children experience some degree of hearing loss? Communication disorders are among the most common disabilities in children nationwide.

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How Much Therapy Does My Child Need?

Melanie McGriff

Whether you just received a new diagnosis for your child, or you are a mommy or daddy pro at all things therapy related, there’s probably a question always in the back of your mind… How much therapy does my child

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The Thanksgiving Table With a Picky Eater

Do you have a picky eater (or problem feeder)? Does thinking about sitting around the Thanksgiving table with family stress you out due to your child’s food choices? Do you wish that family and friends better understood your child’s individual needs

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Mommy, What’s Wrong with Him?

Melanie McGriff

Have you ever encountered this question from your children when out in public and they see a child with apparent special needs? How do you respond appropriately? What is the best way to teach your child that there are differences among

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What is Myofunctional Therapy and Does My Child Need It?

Melanie McGriff

Has your dentist or orthodontist mentioned that your child or teen might have a “tongue thrust?” Has your child been in speech therapy for some time with little gains toward increasing ability to make new sounds/words or increase intelligibility of

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Four Reasons to Send Your Child to Special Needs Camp

Melanie McGriff

Summer is approaching quickly, and Atlanta-area parents have lots of options for summer activities for their children. Sports and theater day camps, vacation Bible schools, and sleepaway camps are among the many options available for keeping kids busy during the

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Picky Eaters and Problem Feeders: Does Your Child Need Feeding Therapy?

We all have known at least one kid – and sometimes that kid was us! – who was a picky eater: the one who insists on chicken fingers instead of a hamburger, or who loves fruit but won’t touch a vegetable.

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Seven Fun DIY Speech Therapy Activities for Parents

Our philosophy here at Kid’s Creek Therapy is that parents and patients will find compassion, direction and be treated like family. One way we do that is to provide tips and ideas which are both fun for your child and support his

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