Understanding Speech Milestones: A Guide for Parents

As parents, tracking your child’s speech and language development can be both exciting and a bit challenging. Knowing when children typically acquire certain speech sounds and how well they should be understood at different ages can help you ensure they are on the right path. Here’s a comprehensive guide to speech acquisition norms and speech … Continued

Embracing Joy: Why We Love Working with Kids

Working with children to improve their communication skills brings immense joy, fulfillment, and purpose to many pediatric speech-language pathologists (SLPs). Personally, I love how funny and unexpected children can be. They always keep you on your toes and push me to be at the top of my game. They will let you know if they … Continued

Private Speech Therapy vs. School Services: Understanding the Difference

As a parent, navigating the world of speech therapy services for your child can be overwhelming. One common question arises: “How does private speech therapy differ from school services?” Both options offer valuable support for children with speech and language needs, but key differences exist.  Private Speech Therapy Private speech therapy typically involves sessions with … Continued

All about Teletherapy

In today’s digital age, technology has transformed how we access healthcare services, including speech therapy. Teletherapy, also known as, telepractice or telehealth, has emerged as a convenient and effective option for children with speech and language needs.  We’ll answer some of the most common questions below:  Is teletherapy effective? Research shows that teletherapy is just … Continued

How Do I Know If My Child Needs Speech Therapy?

If you find yourself wondering, “How do I know if my child needs speech therapy?” you are not alone. Recognizing the signs early on and seeking help can significantly impact your child’s development. Here are some indicators to keep to be on the lookout for:  Limited Vocabulary: If your child’s vocabulary seems limited compared to … Continued