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Monthly Archives: October 2013

How to Sing with Toddlers

How to Sing with Toddlers ‘The Hanen Way’ The power of music is undeniable. Music can soothe and calm, it can distract children during stressful or difficult moments, and it can also be exciting and stimulating and make kids want to dance!  Toddlers (aged 1-3 years) enjoy music in a variety of ways, including moving […]

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Halloween Photo Shoot at Speech Goals

Speech Goals is hosting a Halloween photo shoot this evening for only a $10 donation per family. Proceeds will go to the Speech ABC, a non-profit organization which helps families who cannot afford therapy or evaluations. Come on by and have a good time. You must email to reserve a spot. Hurry as spots […]

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Speech Goals and Early Head Start Collaborate for the Kids

The Speech Goals Team collaborated last Friday with our friends over at Early Head Start. We had a wonderful time making veggie and fruit smoothie with the children. The kids had great time cutting and making their own smoothies. They also learned to Sign the names of the various fruits and vegetables. We look forward […]

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When is Treatment for Stuttering Completed

Both parents and speech therapists alike find themselves struggling to decide when treatment is complete for someone who stutters. Therapy for a child who has difficulty saying their “r”s has a distinct beginning and end (when a child meets criterion for 90 percent accuracy in conversation), however, stuttering is much more variable, by nature. In […]

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5 Ways Music Therapy Impacts a Special Needs Child

Music Therapy Music therapy is a powerful tool for helping children with special needs. “Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness in many areas such as: overall physical rehabilitation and facilitating movement, increasing people’s motivation to become engaged in their treatment, providing emotional support for clients and their families, and providing an outlet for expression […]

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Early Literacy: Common Misconceptions

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Early Literacy If you have a young child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), you may think that it’s too early to start thinking about reading and writing. That is not the case, however. It’s never too early to start thinking about your child’s literacy skills! CLICK IMAGE TO READ MORE – […]

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Kid Confidential: Teaching Parents the Power of Play

The Power of Play I don’t know if it is just my experience or if you too have found this to be a problem, but I have noticed the more I work with very young children, the more I realize parents do not actually know how to play with their children.  I know this is a trend […]

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