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2015 Holiday Toy List: Recommendations from the Emerge Therapy Team

2015 Holiday Toy List: Recommendations from the Emerge Therapy Team

“What is the best toy for my child?”

“What toys can I find to work on these specific skills at home?”

As the holiday season approaches, our families often ask what we recommend they purchase or make for their child as a…

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Back to School

EASE THE TRANSITION

Many children function best with predictability and familiarity. Therefore it is helpful to establish regular routines like eating meals at the same time each day, and going to bed and waking up at the same time.

If your child is sensitive to clothing, don’t feel you need to…

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Pumpkin Sequencing Activity!

Sequencing activities are a great way to work on speech/language skills. We’ve been doing a reusable “pumpkin carving” activity with some of our clients.

To recreate at home:

Take a craft pumpkin, carve it, fill it with yellow yarn/beans/seeds (or cooked spaghetti noodles if you’re feeling like…

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What is Therapeutic Listening

Therapeutic Listening can impact sensory modulation, attention, behavior, postural organization, auditory defensiveness, speech and language difficulties, and even toilet training. Typically set up as a home program, Therapeutic Listening offers parents the opportunity to significantly enhance…

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What exactly do Speech and Language Pathologists do?

The Speech Therapists (a.k.a. Speech-Language Pathologists or SLPs) at Emerge-A Child’s Place offer services that go well beyond the ability to understand what a child is saying:

Articulation Assessment and Therapy: Articulation assessment and therapy involves identifying a child’s speech…

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