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How to Become a Speech-Language Pathologist

April 17, 2024

Carola d’Emery, PT, PhD and Kathleen Flatley, MS, OTR contributed to this post. The speech-language pathology field provides practitioners a unique..

Late Talker or Speech Delay? How to Help Your Child Start Speaking

March 13, 2024

Do you have a “late talker” at home? If so, this blog post is for you.While children develop at different rates, there are generally-accepted..

Imitation Activities for Infants and Toddlers

October 17, 2023

Imitation plays an essential role in early childhood development. It is one of the earliest forms of communication between parents and their infants,..

How to Become a Pediatric Physical Therapist

August 28, 2023

Carola d’Emery, PT, PhD and Scott Rieger, MA, NCC, BCBA contributed to this post. A career as a pediatric physical therapist provides many rewarding..

Imitation Beyond Flattery: The First Way We Learn

March 16, 2023

Oscar Wilde once said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. While he was probably right, imitation, besides being a great compliment, is..

When to Start Tummy Time & 8 Ways To Make It More Fun

January 25, 2023

Whether you are a new parent, a professional who works with babies, or a caregiver to a newborn, knowing the importance of "tummy time" is key to a..

Sunny Days Hosts International Child Development Training

June 8, 2022

In May 2022, Sunny Days finished a fourteen-month-long training project focused on supporting teachers’ understanding of the relationship between..

Baby Head Banging & Autism

May 25, 2022

Head banging is a common calming or self-soothing rhythmic habit of babies and toddlers. While head banging can be a normal behavior for infants,..

Speech and Language Development in Bilingual Children

April 14, 2022

When raising children, it’s important to understand typical childhood language development milestones in order to recognize potential delays. This..

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