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Posts tagged Tips for Parents
Florida's Gardiner Scholarship: A means for Obtaining Speech Therapy for Your Child

Great news for Florida residents! Children with special needs who are homeschooled or attending a private school can apply for The Florida Gardiner Scholarship. This program helps parents customize educational plans and obtain FREE speech therapy and evaluations for their children. I am proud to have been selected as a Gardiner Scholarship provider!

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Get your kids talking! 15 helpful conversation starters

With a busy family schedule its hard to find time for meaningful discussions with children. Finding ways to connect with your child is not only good for boosting their confidence but also provides them an opportunity to share what’s on their mind. The back and forth communication exchange between child and adult is an excellent way to stimulate language in young children. Here are 15 helpful conversation starters to take advantage of after school pickup or dinner time.

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Now offering services to campers at sleep away camp

One in 12 children has had a disorder related to voice, speech, language or swallowing in the past 12 months, and more than half of them receive speech, language or swallowing intervention. One of the many advantages of telepractice is being able to provide therapy and evaluations from any computer, anywhere! Do you have a child who wants to go to sleep away camp but you are concerned about them missing out on their speech therapy while they are away for the summer?

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