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The Importance of Culturally-Sensitive Early Intervention Practices

January 31, 2022

Our cultural backgrounds and experiences color our view of “normal.” It would be simple (yet extremely boring) if we were all part of the same..

How to Use Pediatric PT and OT to Develop Communication Skills

January 3, 2022

If you are a pediatric physical therapist or occupational therapist, this blog post is for you. As I’m sure you are already aware, the more..

Autism Red Flags: 5 Potential Developmental Delays

November 16, 2021

According to the CDC, approximately two percent of children have autism spectrum disorder. As such, it’s important to learn the red flags and signs..

Cultural Assessment Biases in Speech-Language Pathology

October 19, 2021

Most, if not all, published SLP assessments are biased against culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) families. The authors and/or publishers..

Am I Confusing My Child? Bilingual Education & Common Myths

September 20, 2021

As a bilingual speech-language pathologist, I'm often contacted by concerned parents who are worried that exposing their children to two languages is..

How to Perform Routines-Based Early Intervention

August 17, 2021

Many state-run early intervention (EI) programs operate on a routines-based treatment model, such as in New Jersey. However, based on discussions..

When Your Child Has A Speech Delay: How To Help Late Talkers

July 19, 2021

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..

Speech Sounds By Age: What Sounds Should My Child Be Able to Pronounce?

June 28, 2021

Do you have a child whose speech is unclear? Is it hard for you to understand what they’re saying? To some degree, this is normal for very young..

Bilingualism: Myths and Facts

May 17, 2021

As a bilingual speech-language pathologist, I frequently meet bilingual families who are advised to speak only English in their households due to the..

Sunny Days, Inc. Acquires Gore Therapy Center

April 8, 2021

On April 1, 2021, Sunny Days, Inc., one of the nation’s leading early intervention and autism services providers, acquired Gore Therapy Center, a..

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