Category Archives: Speech Therapy

3 Key Things to Know for Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

Have you heard of Rett syndrome? If you haven’t, this is a great time to learn about it. The non-profit International Rett Syndrome Foundation is working to get governors in all 50 states to sign proclamations designating October as Rett… Read More

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What You Should Know About Stuttering: Answers to 3 Key Questions

Most of us don’t speak perfectly all of the time. Pauses, filler words like “uh” and “like,” and other bumps in speech aren’t uncommon. However, some children struggle more than others and display less typical disfluencies when they talk (with… Read More

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Speech and Language Development FAQ: Everything Parents Need to Know

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). This annual observance is meant to raise awareness about communication issues, and the theme this year is “Communication for All.” It’s important for parents of young… Read More

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Could Sippy Cups Hurt Your Child’s Speech Development?

In 1988, Richard Belanger decided he was tired of cleaning up spills, according to The New York Times. Belanger – a father and mechanical engineer – decided to find a way to stop toddlers from making messes when they dropped,… Read More

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5 Things You Should Know About Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Learning to speak and convey wants, needs, and thoughts to others is an important stage of childhood development. However, some children have trouble expressing themselves. Five percent of children ages 3-17 in the U.S. have experienced a speech disorder that… Read More

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6 Signs Your Child Might Need Pediatric Speech Therapy

Are you worried that your child might have trouble communicating? Maybe he doesn’t use as many words as you feel he should at his age, or maybe other kids often don’t understand what she’s trying to say. If you’re noticing… Read More

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