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Posts tagged Tips for Parents
Don't Wait! Identify the Early Warning Signs of Communication Challenges in Children

A new, nationwide effort to educate the public about communication disorders was recently launched by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)—a professional association of which I am a member. Called Identify the Signs, this campaign specifically aims to help people recognize the early warning signs of communication disorders. Read on to learn more about how to identify the signs of speech and language disorders in children.

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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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