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Why Isn’t My Child Talking?

Why isn’t my child talking? I get asked this question a lot as a speech therapist. Sometimes the answer is easy and sometimes the answer is complex. Some children have language delays which impede their ability to talk, but other

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Speech Delay: Some Kids Just Need a Little PROMPT

I used to be a little jealous of physical and occupational therapists. If you can’t get a patient to move her arm, you can move it for her. If you can’t get a patient to hold a pencil correctly, you can move her fingers

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My Visit to China With Operation Smile

There are many things to love about traveling to another country. Learning about different cultures is very exciting, because there is always something new to discover. Yet, what I like more is identifying the similarities – it is always fascinating

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Language Delay: Red Flags for Young Children

If you have a young child, you almost certainly have seen developmental charts in books or on the internet – you may have even spent a great deal of time comparing their recommendations to your child’s abilities. These charts detail expected speech and

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Will Learning Sign Language Delay My Child’s Speech?

Most people think of sign language as a method of communication for people who are deaf, but sign language for hearing children has become quite popular, especially among parents of children with special needs, such as Down syndrome, autism, cerebral

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TOYS for Children with Speech Delay: It’s About HOW vs. WHAT

The following post was written by our own Katie Burch, M.Ed., CCC-SLP and originally posted on Jake’s Journey. We have been given permission to repost it here in its entirety. Wondering how to pick just the right toy for your

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Gift Ideas for Children With Language Delays

While doing your holiday shopping, have you ever wondered what toys your speech therapist would recommend? Hmmm…maybe not. But with just a little bit of forethought, Santa and his elves can be sure to deliver toys that are both fun

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