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27 July

What is childhood apraxia of speech? Speech is normally a cohesive process that starts with a thought and results in a sound or series of sounds that we know as words. In order for these words to form, the brain sends signals to the muscles of the tongue, lips, face, and soft palate. Sometimes as […]

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24 July

Speech therapy is the practice of evaluating and treating speech and communication disorders. Based upon the type of disorder, a speech-language pathologist (SLP, also referred to as a speech therapist) will develop a treatment plan using different methods and techniques to improve the client’s communication. Children often need speech therapy to correct speech disorders or […]

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24 July

As a parent, you probably already know that reading aloud to children is a great activity to connect with them. After all, you are allowing your kid’s imagination to fly. But there’s more to it. Reading aloud to your children is crucial to build and develop your children’s literacy skills. One of the main problems […]

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23 July

Choosing the right Speech-Language Pathologist can be a daunting task. You want your child or loved one to receive the best therapy possible and you want assurance that your clinician is able to meet your needs over the next few weeks or months. You may need to meet a few different SLPs before you find […]

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20 June

Will Insurance Cover Speech Therapy? The answer to the question of insurance coverage for speech therapy is unfortunately, “it depends”. The good news, though: there are many types of speech therapy that are covered by most health insurance plans. Here’s what you need to know about insurance coverage for your child’s speech therapy: Check With […]

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12 June

Online speech therapy and speech therapy telehealth practices have been growing in popularity for a few years now. With 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak, the online speech therapy world has suddenly grown at an exponential rate. Is online speech therapy right for you? How Does Online Speech Therapy Work? Telehealth is not a new option, but its […]

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05 June

Has your speech therapy been interrupted due to stay-at-home orders or an abrupt switch to virtual learning? The good news is, you have lots of options to keep your progress going with speech therapy activities at home. At Home Speech Therapy Activities for Kids There are tons of easy ways to practice speech and language […]

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20 May

How often do we go through our morning routine on autopilot? I rely on routines to get everything done. If I’m out of order, I’ll likely go to grab my coffee only to discover I didn’t make it!  Or more likely, I’ll find my cold coffee sitting in the coffee maker, waiting for me to […]

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13 May

What’s the best voice treatment for Parkinson’s? Parkinson’s disease affects  nearly one million people in the United States. One of the early signs of Parkinson’s is a change in voice.  The voice may become soft or hoarse.  It’s a common symptom early in the disease and worsens as the disease progresses.  A soft voice can make it difficult to […]

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