Welcome back to Storytime Simplified! Today, we're thrilled to dive into a heartwarming tale that not only tugs at our heartstrings but also presents a variety of developmental opportunities. Let’s talk about Tiny T.Rex and the Impossible Hug by Jonathan Stutzman.
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Love is in the air and so is the opportunity to work on those important Speech and Occupational Therapy skills! At All About Speech & Language, we recognize the value of incorporating purposeful, seasonal tasks into our therapy sessions so that our hard work can translate to real life!
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!
As our families gear up for the holidays, we wanted to share our ultimate seasonal book recommendations for all ages! Joined by insights from our Speech Therapist, this curated listed offers a wide variety of literary adventures designed to captivate children across a variety of developmental stages.
Today, we are exploring the delightful tale of "Snatchabook" by Helen Docherty. This book, great for readers up to second grade, has many opportunities for new learning experiences through the eyes of its main character, Eliza Brown! Come along with us as we give you the tools to take this reading experience to the next level!
One of the biggest milestones in a child’s journey to independence is the ability to put on shoes and socks... View Article
22q deletion syndrome is believed to be the second most common genetic disorder behind Down’s Syndrome. Here at AASL we are privileged to work with some amazing kids with 22q Syndrome. So, let’s talk about what 22q Syndrome is and what activities occupational and speech therapy work on with our awesome kids.
Every day, you partake in activities that create a healthy and balanced lifestyle. These tasks can be things like washing your hair, brushing your teeth, or cleaning your home. These tasks are defined as “occupations”. For a child with special needs or delayed development, these tasks can become particularly difficult. Occupational therapy works to develop and nurture the skills needed for these occupations.
Speech Therapy & Occupational therapy can help with Developmental Disabilities and can improve skills such as motor skills development, hand-eye coordination and more. Speech therapy can also help with Developmental Disabilities.
Handwriting skills are essential for children. Even with increasing technology, they remain the primary tool for communication and knowledge assessment for students in the classroom.