Developing Literacy at Home

Developing Literacy at Home One of the most important things you can do to prepare your child for school success is to develop early literacy skills. Building literacy at home is all about having fun. All it requires is you, Children learn best not by being “taught”, but by having enjoyable interactions with their family. …

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AAC for Children with Autism

AAC for Children with Autism One of the major struggles faced by children with autism is their inability to effectively communicate with others. While some kids with autism can produce speech, they may not always be able to use these utterances meaningfully to communicate with others. Whereas, some others could be completely ‘non-verbal’ and might …

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8 Lovely Valentine’s Day Speech Therapy Ideas

8 Lovely Valentine’s Day Speech Therapy Ideas Valentine’s Day can be a fun occasion to fit into your Speech Therapy schedule. Kids love to try new activities which can be woven around their goals. Here are some cute ideas that can be taken up in the therapy sessions by professionals or by parents at home! …

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Articulation Therapy: Teaching T and D sounds

Articulation Therapy: Teaching T and D sounds   The sounds /t/ (as in tomato) and /d/ (as in dig) are lingua-alveolar plosives. The name ‘plosives’ comes from the way the sounds expel air when being said. And ‘lingua-alveolar’ is descriptive of the position of the tongue when the sounds are produced. If these sounds are …

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Articulation Therapy: Teaching P and B sounds

Articulation Therapy: Teaching P and B sounds

Articulation Therapy: Teaching P and B sounds   Articulation therapy : The sounds P and B are bilabial plosives. The name ‘plosives’ comes from the way the sounds expel air when being said. ‘Bilabials’ refers to the fact that the lips are used when the sounds are said. If these sounds are misarticulated, a speech …

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Everyday Items as Awesome Toys: BANGLES

Everyday Items as Awesome Toys – 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 …

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