Open House

January 19, 2012

  We hope you’ll join us on January 27 for an Open House at our new clinic. Drop by any time from 3:00 to 7:00 for a tour. We’d love to show you around. Definitely bring the kids. We’ll have activities and treats just for them. We’re incredibly grateful to our friends, patients, and colleagues […]

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The Clinic is now OPEN!!

December 8, 2011

We are thrilled to announce the “soft” opening of our new clinic in Sanford. We are located at 4011 SR 46 just east of Upsala in the North Seminole Business Center. Julie and I are giggly and excited about having a storage closet, an office with two desks, and wonderful treatment rooms that will enable us to serve even […]

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Hundreds of Handy Handouts Just for You

September 19, 2011

Super Duper, Inc. develops and sells a wide variety of resources for speech-language therapy and occupational therapy. They recently added apps available via iTunes and continue to offer free online CEU for therapists. We are not affiliated with them or on their payroll, we just really think they are awesome at giving the special needs community […]

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How do families really practice speech at home?

August 29, 2011

My sweet friend, who always oversees all the school work her three kids bring home, was stumped by the seemingly random worksheets her kids brought home from their speech therapy visits. She dutifully saved them all in folders, one for the child working on /s/ and one for each of the kids working on /r/. […]

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Oh, Just Calm Down

August 15, 2011

There are moments for even the most patient of parents, when we utter those words in exasperation: Calm down! Sometimes we are trying to get an over-active child to stop swinging from the chandelier; other times we are encouraging an upset child to relax and be more reasonable. Whatever our reasons, the result we are […]

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Helping Kids Be More Independent

July 19, 2011

One of the refrains we hear from parents is, “How can we help our child be more independent?” Given that so many of our boys and girls struggle to communicate or participate in activities of daily living without assistance, they are often more dependent on their families and caregivers than other kids. They rely on […]

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Graceful Game Playing

July 13, 2011

I have come to the sad realization that my children are not particularly good at losing, or, for that matter, winning.  I worry about this…how can they possibly succeed in life if they cry every time their sibling says (sarcastically) “Sorry” and kicks their pawn back to home? How can they have healthy relationships if […]

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Child’s Pose

July 6, 2011

The centuries old practice of yoga is a wonderful way to address the needs of children with developmental challenges and you don’t need a certified yoga teacher to reap the benefits! Yoga benefits children who need help with sensory processing, self-calming, strength and coordination, motor planning and attention to task.  It can also help children […]

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Make the Most of TV this Summer

June 18, 2011

Before I was a mother I made snooty statements about my future children never watching TV with mouths agape for hours on end. Instead  I would have an active, creative, outdoorsy family. Then I had children. And I was tired. For years. And let’s face it – it’s hot in Florida. And they can’t be in […]

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Making Speech Homework Fun

June 10, 2011

When you say “Speech Homework” do your kids hide under the kitchen table? Offer to do chores instead? Homework, or home practice, in speech therapy for articulation can be enjoyable for our young patients and their parents. Home practice can be so much more than flashcard drills. Let’s get creative and put the FUN in […]

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