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Should I Limit Screen Time for My Child?

TV can be a good learning resource for children but it’s not nearly as effective as interactive, hands-on experiences such as touching, shaking, stacking, feeling, or problem-solving with people they’re familiar with. Therefore, a limit on screen time can be … Continue reading

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Developing Self-Esteem in Elementary Years

For many children, developing self-esteem in elementary years has challenges and opportunities at school to grow their confidence by discovering new capabilities and greater independence.  Others may find opportunities such as making new friends difficult leading them to doubt themselves.  As parents, … 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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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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