Speech Therapy

5 Fun “Elf on the Shelf” Ideas to Boost Speech and Occupational Therapy Skills for Kids

By AASLDecember 18th

The holiday season is a magical time especially for children eagerly awaiting the arrival of their mischievous “Elf on the Shelf”. This year, why not infuse this tradition with opportunities to enhance your child's Speech and Occupational Therapy skills? Here are five ideas that blend the silliness of Elf on the Shelf with valuable developmental exercises!

All About Pre-Reading Skills

By AASLJuly 27th

In the span of a child's development, the development of pre reading skills is a crucial milestone. These skills lay the foundation for successful reading and language comprehension.  At All About Speech and Language, we understand the significance of fostering strong pre reading skills. In this blog, our team of Speech-Language Pathologists will explore a few of the essential pre reading skills and provide practical tips for parents to support their child's literacy journey.

What is Voice Banking for AAC?

By AASLJuly 13th

One incredible advancement in AAC technology is voice banking, a process that allows individuals to preserve their own voice through their AAC device, to utilize it if their communication challenges progress. In this blog, we will explore what voice banking is, how it works, and the numerous benefits it offers to children accessing our speech therapy services.

How Our Team Can Customize AAC Devices to Spark Your Child’s Interest!

By AASLJuly 5th

At All About Speech and Language, we believe that every child's journey with Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) devices should be catered to their unique interests. We understand that communication is not just about expressing needs but also about connecting with the things your child loves. Today's AAC devices can be personalized to maximize your child's active participation with their device.

How To Help Your Child Learn Sight Words

By AASLJune 29th

Sight words are words that appear frequently in texts are the building blocks of reading fluency. These are words  that are recognized instantly by sight, without the need for decoding. Today, our highly skilled team of Speech Therapists are discussing exciting strategies and interactive activities that will empower your child to unlock the full potential of these essential reading tools.

Understanding Dysphagia & Swallowing Challenges

By AASLJune 29th

June is an important month for raising awareness about Dysphagia. Dysphagia is defined by the National Institutes of Health as an impairment or difficulty in swallowing. It may sound like a mouthful (pun intended!) but understanding dysphagia and how speech therapy can make a big difference doesn't have to be complicated.