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How to Decrease Tantrums

How to Decrease Tantrums

5 Tips How to Decrease Tantrums   I have five tips to share with you that I have personally used with toddlers for over 10 years and I hope you find them helpful.   Tip #1 Distract. If your child is upset about something that he can’t have or can’t do at...

What Causes Speech and Language Disorders?

What Causes Speech and Language Disorders?

I’m bringing this information to you today from ASHA: the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.  Let’s go through the 14 identified reason for speech and language disorders - and these are in no particular order.   #1 Family history of speech and...

7 Steps to Potty Training

7 Steps to Potty Training

How do you know that your toddler is ready? I never start younger than 24 months, sometimes later for boys. Often children who are late talkers are also late potty trainers. The average age for girls to be toilet trained is 29 months, and for boys it's 31 months. IF...

3 Tips How To Increase Speech and Language Development

3 Tips How To Increase Speech and Language Development

In addition to speech therapy, there are so many ways to bring that work home and implement it in your daily lives and interactions with your child. So, here are three quick tips explaining some ways to increase your child’s speech and language development at home....

Three Reasons Your Child Isn’t Progressing in Speech Therapy

Three Reasons Your Child Isn’t Progressing in Speech Therapy

  So, why is your child not progressing? There are 3 main reasons that I find this is happening. 1. BEGINNING TOO ADVANCED One is that the therapist may have started at a level that is too high for your child. When I was a new therapist, I honestly found myself...