Month: January 2021

Having Fun With Recyclable Items: 5 Activities to Keep Your Kids Engaged At-Home

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we are more resilient than we thought. Looking back at these past months, despite all the challenges we have faced, we continue to move forward and learn together. I know personally, adapting to this new normal has made me think more creatively about teaching and counseling. As …

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Does Bilingualism Cause Speech Delay? 3 Tips to Improve Multi-Language Learning

It’s no secret that learning new languages is tough. Parents ask me all the time, “Does bilingualism cause a speech delay?” The answer is no. As speech pathologists, we encourage families that speech delay isn’t their fault and that it’s not caused by speaking multiple languages at home. Noticing Traits of Speech Delay Doesn’t Mean …

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What Is Echolalia? Tips on How to Handle Repetitive Speech in Children With Autism

“What is Echolalia?” This is a question I get from parents all the time. So, I’m going to do my best to clear it up for you. Echolalia is the term that therapists describe when a child is repeating or echoing another person’s spoken words. Simply put, when I ask, “how are you?” they might respond …

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