Baby Sign Language-Tip of the Month

Baby Sign Language-Tip of the Month

Teaching children simple signs, or "baby sign language", can supplement their communication to benefit them in a variety of ways! Research has proven that when movement and signs are incorporated into communication, children are better able to remember what they have...

The Different Areas We Have Speech Therapy In Our Office

The Different Areas We Have Speech Therapy In Our Office

Clients sometimes ask me why they see our speech therapists working in all areas of our building, including the gym.   Our concept of how to deliver speech and language therapy is a bit different from what you’ll find at other places. In many places, the speech...

The Importance of Routine for Special Needs Kids

The Importance of Routine for Special Needs Kids

Wow, it is already back to school time!   School   Some of our clients were in in-person school all year last year, but some have not stepped foot into a school building at all in the past year. I understand that virtual school is not an option this year for...

Back To School Tips For Special Needs Kids 2021

Back To School Tips For Special Needs Kids 2021

What will school look like this year?   After last year, many parents are wondering what school will look like for our kids this year. I think there will be few virtual options, as many schools have shut their virtual options down. It looks like we will be...

Spencer’s Java Jam-a Coffee Shop With a Purpose

Spencer’s Java Jam-a Coffee Shop With a Purpose

Welcome to Spencer’s Java Jam! Hours   It’s open Monday-Friday from 1-5. Come see us! If you take a look at our YouTube channel or our Facebook page, you will see a great video tour of Spencer’s Java Jam. Please check it out! But for now, I’ll tell you all about...

Summer Travel Tips For Special Needs Kids

Summer Travel Tips For Special Needs Kids

It’s summer, and that means travel! Travel looks a little different this year because we’re coming out of the pandemic. We’re beginning to shed our masks and get back to the “new normal.”   Air Travel   I’ve had many families ask me about travel this year...

Celebrating 4th of July With Special Needs Kids 2021

Celebrating 4th of July With Special Needs Kids 2021

Did you ever notice how many flag-related holidays we have at the beginning of summer? There are three! And one big one is coming up on us quickly—the Fourth of July! A Little Different From 2020   What will the Fourth look like this year? I know places have...

Best Summer Activities For Kids With Special Needs

Best Summer Activities For Kids With Special Needs

Summer is upon us! Let’s talk about summer activities! Playground   Playgrounds are always a great option for the summer, and many of our friends have already been outside playing! Of course, this is Texas, and it gets hot quickly. Sometimes playing outside on...

Best Hobbies For Kids With Special Needs

Best Hobbies For Kids With Special Needs

What do your kids do for hobbies? What can our kids do for hobbies? When I was growing up I had several hobbies. I used to collect stamps and coins. One summer I got very interested in dogs and drew all the different kinds of dogs.   Explore Diffferent Types of...

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