Speech-language pathologists or SLPs are an integral part of an Autism team. Challenges with social communication are a trademark of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and speech-language pathologists are clinical professionals that specialize in all areas of communication.Speech-language therapy is more than working on lisps and stutters. The scope of practice for Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) includes

Understanding and overcoming the underlying challenges School is hard. Being an independent, successful student in a classroom is a tall order for most children. Different challenges arise at each grade level as expectations and difficulty increase. Cognitive skills such as organization, time management and attention influence success. Reading ability, vocabulary, and understanding of language all

Speech, language, and reading – a starter guide for parents To celebrate Speech and Hearing Awareness Month this May, our speech-language pathologists hosted a free webinar “Speech, Language, and Reading – a Starter Guide for Parents. Learn how to encourage your child’s speech, language and reading skills. The role of a speech-language pathologist is to

Working with an interprofessional team As a parent, you do everything you can to encourage and provide the foundation your child needs to reach their potential. But what happens if your child is struggling with a developmental or genetic disorder, or mental health concern? What are the common issues to accessing services? How can an

The benefits of speech language pathology The main goal of speech language pathology is to improve communication. When it comes to working with children, a speech language pathologist’s primary goal is to make sure your child can understand and be understood in the wider world. Is your child’s speech clear? Does she understand others? When

Parents, and family, play a critical role in a child’s language development. During this busy holiday season, encouraging your child’s developmental needs can seem overwhelming. Keep in mind that the holiday season is filled with natural opportunities to encourage your child’s language development. Here are some fun ways to nurture your child’s development this holiday season.

What is apraxia? Learn how to help your child From the moment that your child is born, you start anticipating first steps, teaching your child to ride a bike and the first day of school. Another “first” that you imagine with great anticipation is your child’s first words.  What happens as your child’s first words

Online Therapy and Learning Services Exciting news! We now offer online therapy and learning services. From the comfort of your home – or just about anywhere with a high-speed internet connection – your child can participate in one on one therapy, live with their therapist or educator. No complicated equipment is needed just a tablet or