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How to Encourage Self-Help Skills

At an early age, many children begin to show independence. For some, starting to exercise independence through self-help skills requires more intentional effort. At Speech Source Therapy, our occupational therapists work with children to better develop motor skills to encourage their … Continue reading

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How Can a Child Development Specialist Help My Toddler?

Understanding the development of your child at any age is essential. Our goal at Speech Source Therapy, Inc. is to better the lives of infants and toddlers who have a disability or who are considered high risk for developing a disability. … Continue reading

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The Advantage of Daily Routines for Kids

For many children, daily routines create a structure where they can thrive.  In fact, you may find you have a clearer outlook once regular family routines are in place. So how do you figure out which daily routines for kids … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Self-Esteem

For many little ones, confidence is never lacking.  Many young children are ready and willing to try a new skill even if they have to try several times to get it right.  However, there are children who struggle to believe … Continue reading

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Detecting Developmental Delays in Young Children

One of the most rewarding parts of parenthood is watching your child learn a new skill.  From the first smile to their first day of school, there is so much to look forward to as your child grows.  What about … Continue reading

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Pretend Play: What to Expect Ages 24-36 Months

As an adult, it may be difficult to remember the wonder and magic of toddler pretend play.  Think back.  Do you remember what it felt like to play like you were really the doctor caring for your favorite doll or … Continue reading

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The Value of Pretend Play: 18-24 Months

Think back to your earliest memories of playing pretend… Do you remember how fun and magical it was to pretend to be your favorite movie character, to be the conductor on the train going to a magical land or a … Continue reading

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Promoting Self-Confidence in Children

As children grow many have a natural self-confidence that drives their everyday activities, emotions, and goals.  On the flip side, some children struggle to believe in themselves and their abilities.  For parents, this truth can be difficult to navigate because … Continue reading

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