What is Executive Functioning?
Executive Function is defined as the ability to effectively plan, maintain and complete social, daily and academic tasks. Learn more about the different areas here.
Types of AAC
People of all ages can use Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Here is an outline of the different types of AAC.
What is AAC?
As part of Better Hearing and Speech month, we want to provide some more education regarding Augmentative and Alternative Communication (also known as AAC). AAC refers to all ways that an individual communicates aside from oral communication. Check out this article to learn more about different types of AAC and how it can be an important part of our kid’s lives.
Annual AAC Applications Sales
Great news! Many of the applications AAC users need go on sale annually in April and May. Check out our comprehensive list.
Four Steps to Joining a Group
Joining a group that is already playing can be hard! Here are four easy steps you can practice with your child to help them initiate play with others.
Elements of Conversations
Maintaining a conversation has so many pieces, it's hard to keep track! Use this handout to teach how to ask questions, make comments, stay on topic and more.
Kitchen Scavenger Hunt (Speech Therapy Edition)
Scavenger hunts can be super motivating for our kids... and a great way to incorporate your therapy goals while having fun. Check out this simple kitchen scavenger hunt with some tricks for targeting your speech therapy goals
Ways to Incorporate Food into Speech Therapy
If your child is struggling with speech and language development they may benefit from speech therapy services. A speech and language pathologist is able to assess speech and language difficulties and create an individual plan to make sure your child is on track.
Stuttering Facts vs. Myths
There is a lot we don't know about stuttering...check out these facts and myths to learn more! You'll also find some helpful ways to support a child who stutters.
Shared Reading Goal Examples – Dragons Love Tacos
Check out this handout for an example of ways you can target speech and language goals during shared reading of your child’s favorite books.