What to do After a Speech Therapy Appointment

What to do After a Speech Therapy Appointment One thing that we wish all of our speech families knew about is homework. Homework is so important. It’s the key to improvement. That three minutes we take at the end of your therapy session to come and talk to you is to...

How Speech Therapy Helps Special Needs Kids Tell Better Stories

How Speech Therapy Helps Special Needs Kids Tell Better Stories One question we often get from parents of kids in speech therapy is this: “How can I get my child to have longer stories?” As parents, you want to hear what your kids did at school that day, or what...

Tips For Finding a Babysitter For a Child With Special Needs

There’s one topic that comes up all the time, and it’s been coming up for years. It’s a topic that many of us have personally had to struggle with and overcome: Resuming that Date Night or special time with your significant other. Once you have a child who has sensory...

Occupational Therapy For Adults and Older Children

Occupational Therapy For Adults and Older ChildrenWe’ve been talking a lot about some of the treatments we do for younger kids. But we do a lot of work with older kids, and young adults and teens as well.It’s important to remember that those needs for those kids don’t...

Tips For Dining Out With a Child With Special Needs

Tips For Dining Out With a Child With Special Needs

Family gatherings and celebrations are fun, but they can be a challenge for our sensory kids. They often involve new places, new foods, and lots of noise. So how do we handle these seasons of celebration with our special kids? 1. Use a calendar. One thing we always...

Tips: Clothes Shopping For Special Needs Children

Tips: Clothes Shopping For Special Needs Family Members Shopping can be a great experience. There are a lot of people who love to shop! There are also a lot of people who don’t like to shop. It can be a difficult experience clothes shopping for Special Needs family...

Back-to-School Tips For Kids With Special Needs

Back-to-School Tips For Kids With Special Needs Guess what? It’s back-to-school time again! Here are some things to think about as we close to school starting up again. 1. Bedtime.  We're sure all of you parents have now started putting your kids to bed an hour to an...

Baby Milestones: Every 3 to 4 Month Old Should Hit

Baby Milestones: Every 3 to 4 Month Old Should Hit Today we’re going to continue our series on development and what to track with your children as they grow older. Last time we talked about the first two months of age. Today, let’s talk about what’s expected when a...

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