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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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AFTER THE HOLIDAYS

1. This is a great time to clean out and reduce the number of toys your child has.

Too many toys often overwhelm children, which typically results in limiting their play. Ideally, your child should only have 10-15 times available at any given time. (Blocks count as one toy.) Give away those that…

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