Month: May 2013

Speech Therapy Is More Than Just Saying Words

Written By:  Elizabeth McMahon, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist    Brightsong, LLC When I tell others that I work with children from birth to age 18, they often ask, “how do you do speech therapy for a baby?  They’re not even talking

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3 Strategies You Can Do To Encourage Language

We all know that talking with children is important for language growth and development.    How we talk to them is just as important as the words we say.  For young children and those with language delays, we want to make

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How to Make and Use a Busy Bag

Written By:  Julie Farrar, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Headed on a road trip with the kids this summer? Pack a busy bag! A busy bag is a fun way to keep your little ones entertained while on the road. The

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Travel Tips for Long Car Rides

Written By:  Amy Foster, MSp.Ed. Developmental and Behavior Specialist Mother of 4 It’s summertime, which for many families means travel time! Here are some pointers for car travel with children of any age. Parenting four children and living across the

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Travel Tips: Air Travel

Written By:  Amy Foster, MSp.Ed. Developmental and Behavior Specialist Mother of 4 It’s summertime, which for many families means travel time! Here are some pointers for air travel with children of any age. A little bit of extra preparation can

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5 Ways to Build Your Child’s Language Skills

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month.  This month, our blog is focusing on encouraging and developing speech and language skills. Children learn language every day, especially during social interactions with others and play activities. Playing with toys teaches new skills, enhances skills

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