Month: March 2013

Play a Game for International Table Top Day!

  Today, March 30, 2013 is International Table Top Day.  Board games have been around for a long time.  In fact, they can be traced back to as early as 2500 BC.  Games have been played throughout history as a

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5 Fun Spring Activities

Spring is a wonderful time of year – a time for growth and a time to start something new.  There are many activities you and your child can enjoy while playing outside together.  These games and activities will encourage their

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World Down Syndrome Day

March 21, 2013 is the day we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day.  There are many things you can do to support individuals with Down syndrome in your community and around the world. Be Respectful:   Use positive language while talking about

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Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

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How to Make and Use a Visual Reward Board

Written By:  Elizabeth McMahon, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Visual boards are a great way to help children learn and complete targeted activities.  Sometimes, children may need to have a visual board as a reward system.  For example, in the picture

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5 Tips for Playtime

  As adults, we sometimes forget what it was like to be a kid.  It’s important to spend time playing with your child.  Some of us may need some guidance in how to “play.”  Here are 5 tips for playtime with

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Spread the Word to End the Word

Written By:  Elizabeth McMahon, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist In February 2009, the “Spread the Word to End the Word” campaign was created by the Special Olympics and Best Buddies.  This campaign has been influential in using people first language and

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