Boost Your Child’s Language With A Newspaper

Reading a newspaper with your child has huge payoffs. The newspaper can be used to enhance skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking, math, social studies,  and science. Even critical thinking is the natural outgrowth of using a newspaper to learn. Top ways in which Newspapers enhance your child’s language skills – Fresh and Engaging Information: A […]

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Everyday Items as Awesome Toys: Bangles

The awesomeness of common items in play should not go unnoticed! In this series, we will explore one such common item each time and discuss five different ways to play with it. This article is exploring the everyday item: Bangles.  Bangles are generally easily found around the house. There are many types that can be […]

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Top 10 Non-Toys used in Speech Therapy

A speech therapist’s magical tool to engage a child in a session is …(*drumroll*)… PLAY! Through play, relevant skills can be taught to a child. A therapist would spend significant time and energy to think of creative ways to engage the child meaningfully, session after session. NON-TOYS, therefore, become as essential as toys during play […]

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Learning To Talk With Sensory Books

When it comes to promoting speech development in children, multisensory stimulation works wonderfully. These days multi-sensory books are very popular among parents and Speech Therapists alike. Be it pop up books, sliding books, touch and feel books,  sound books, game books or digital books, all serve as fantastic tools to work on a child’s language […]

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Calm Down Box

WHAT IS A CALM DOWN BOX? We have all been in situations where our kid is having a meltdown. It can be at home, or in the supermarket or really anywhere! That is a moment when you as a parent feel helpless to see your child crying or screaming and that is when you and […]

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How Sensory Activities Promote Speech and Language Development

  Sensory exploration stimulates all senses at the same time. These experiences can include touch, hearing, seeing, tasting, smelling, equilibrium and pressure ( tactile, audition, visual, gustatory, olfactory, vestibular and proprioception are more formal terms).   And all these senses together boost many areas of development in a child.Using a variety of senses at once allows […]

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Bedtime Talk : Building Your Child’s Creative Language

  We all know that having routines for the day can be very helpful for your child to predict, plan and communicate more effectively.Finding opportunities to talk with your child is crucial for his language development. Be it the morning rush hour of getting dressed for school or the winding down calm at bedtime, every […]

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Quiet Games For Toddlers

Having a baby and a toddler in the house is no less than a daily adventure. They are an inseparable duo – always wanting to be around each other, play with each other and fight with each other. While I give a high five to myself everytime they are busy together, there is a time […]

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