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.
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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 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.
Eric Carle's books have engaged readers of all ages with comforting narratives, accompanied by stunning illustrations and vibrant colors. As Speech-Language Pathologists, we appreciate the numerous benefits that Carle's books offer in supporting children's language development. In this article, we will delve into the beloved classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and explore the reasons why it fosters essential language skills.
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.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Great food, family gatherings, new friends… there are so many things we... View Article
In speech therapy at AASL, we love to use books to target our goals! Each and every book can be tailored to address your child’s needs. We can select books that are loaded with specific targets, or modify the books we love to incorporate the sounds we need. While it is vitally important that your child work on these skills in speech therapy, it is also important that their hard work is translated at home. We’ve gathered some winter themed books that work on specific speech sounds for your child to continue their progress beyond the office.
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.
The ability to communicate with others is an essential part of everyday life. Communication development consists of acquiring basic interaction skills, non-verbal means of communicating, speech sounds, receptive and expressive language, social skills, and play.