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Does My Child Have a Developmental Delay?

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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Is Self-Confidence Essential for My Child?

You may have discovered at an early age that your child has a natural self-confidence that drives their everyday activities, emotions, and goals.  On the flip side, your child may struggle to believe in themselves and their abilities.  For parents, … Continue reading

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How You Can Help Your Child Develop Speech and Occupational Skills at Home

As your child begins to work with their speech or occupational therapist, you may find yourself wondering how you can support your child’s development at home. Fortunately, your therapist can help you find various ways to develop your child’s occupational … Continue reading

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How a Preschool Readiness Program Prepares Your Child for Kindergarten

Here at Speech Source Therapy, our Little Learners Early Intervention Program (LLEIP) is a preschool readiness program specifically designed for your child. Preschool readiness (which can also be called kindergarten readiness) refers to a child’s readiness to make a smooth and successful … Continue reading

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How Reading Aloud Can Improve Speech

Many children who struggle with speech difficulties or who are nonverbal benefit significantly from parents reading aloud to them. Reading aloud to your child provides a wide variety of opportunities to engage her in conversation which can help improve her … Continue reading

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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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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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Developing Memory Skills at Home with Your Child

Often a child’s memory skills can be challenged when beginning kindergarten or throughout elementary school.  The change in pace or higher academic demands can create an opportunity to further develop your child’s cognitive skills.  Many parents find that a speech therapist … Continue reading

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Helping Your Child Calm Down: How an Occupational Therapist

Every child has moments with large bursts of energy or frustration.  However, some children may find it difficult to calm down on their own. Helping your child calm down well will create positive development opportunities that will prepare them for future … Continue reading

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Developing Communication Skills in Everyday Moments

Early language and communication skills are learned best through everyday moments with your child—reading books, talking, laughing, and playing together. These moments increase essential speech and language which lead to greater academic success in the future.   How Parents Can … Continue reading

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