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What Age Should You Start Your Child’s Speech Therapy?

As children age, we watch what they eat, how they play, and we evaluate how quickly they pick up activities and milestones for development. It makes sense to celebrate our child's accomplishments, but when we perceive a delay, it can fill us with...

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How to Tell if Your Child is a Late Talker

Every parent worries where their child falls along the line of typical development. We want what's best for our kids, and we get concerned if it seems like they're not where they are supposed to be. However, all children develop at different...

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Why Is My Child Not Speaking? How To Know If Your Child May Need Speech Therapy

Why is My Child Not Speaking? How to Know if Speech Therapy is Needed"   You just can’t wait to hear your child’s first words, so when those first words are slow to come it can be both disappointing and worrisome....

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Helping Your Toddler With Speech Delays

 The moment a child is born, he or she will begin to communicate with the outside world spending a considerable amount of energy advancing their communication skills. It truly is amazing to watch a child hone their ability to express themselves...

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At What Age Should Speech Therapy Begin?

 Your child's first words are a momentous occasion. Learning to speak is one of many milestones that parents take great pride in documenting. Children develop at different rates which means some may say their first words much later than...

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Apraxia and Autism: Childhood Apraxia of Speech Symptoms

Although apraxia and autism have some similar characteristics, they are two separate diagnoses that your child should be screened for. The two go together often, so it can be difficult to tease out the characteristics of childhood apraxia of speech...

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Hypotonia in Children: This is What You Need to Know About Low Muscle Tone

Hypotonia is a decrease in muscle tone that can manifest in a variety of ways. Children who struggle to hold up their head, have language issues, or don’t have good motor control can be diagnosed with hypotonia which may be the culprit of all...

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