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Category Archives: speech therapist Los Angeles

What Does A Child Occupational Therapist Do?

What Does A Child Occupational Therapist (OT) Do? Child Occupational Therapists work with premature babies to young children. In short, the therapist looks at how you do any kind of activity or task. Then they come up with a plan … Continue reading

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Speech Source Therapy Tips For Special Education At Home

In light of the COVID-19 lockdown, we’ve put together some helpful tips for providing special education at home in addition to teletherapy. 1. Interact With Your Child: Engage & Explain Following a routine is important. Even more important is to … Continue reading

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Reading to Toddlers: Why It’s Essential

The importance of reading to young children has become a common part of parenting life.  Many hospitals even send parents home with a book to start reading to their newborn. So what makes reading to toddlers and babies so essential?  … Continue reading

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How Shopping Can Help Teach Your Child Math: Part Two

This is a continuation of our previous article on continuing education outside of school. One fun way to help reinforce basic math skills is by applying them to a task like grocery shopping. These techniques can be adjusted and applied … Continue reading

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Parenting & Mindfulness

Parenting and Mindfulness The practice of mindfulness originated from Buddhist traditions, over 2,500 years ago. Mindfulness refers to the constant “awareness of feelings, thoughts, bodily sensations, and the surrounding environment without trying to distinguish whether they’re right or wrong. Research … Continue reading

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Developing Self-Control From 12-24 Months (Part 2 of 2)

Toddlers have trouble controlling their feelings and actions because they don’t: Fully comprehend the implications of their behavior/actions Know the difference between right and wrong behavior Have long-term memory to recall the rules or guidelines you set consistently Have control … Continue reading

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Making good decisions about television and screen time for young children – part 2/2

Research shows that some television shows can positively influence learning for children aged above 2 years. Since screen time is generally associated with entertainment, it is the responsibility of parents in Van Nuys & Los Angeles to identify educational programming … Continue reading

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Making Good Decisions about Television and Screen Time for Young Children (Part 1)

Role of Television and Screen Time on Early Childhood Development TV can be a good learning resource for children in Van Nuys and Los Angeles. But it’s not nearly as effective as interactive, hands-on experiences such as touching, shaking, stacking, … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Speech Therapist Reviews Home Speech Exercises

Speech Exercises at Home Children reach their developmental milestones at different rates. But if your child is showing signs of delayed speech, your pediatrician may recommend some speech therapy exercises to work on at home. The most common ones include: … Continue reading

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How Do Speech Therapists Rectify Communication Problems in Children?

Who Provides Speech Therapy? Speech and language therapy lessons are offered by health professionals known as speech therapists or speech-language pathologists who are trained to study, diagnose and help redress communication problems exhibited by children. They make for an integral … Continue reading

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