11 Thanksgiving Tips for Picky Eaters
It’s Thanksgiving and everyone is feasting except my kid! How to help the picky eater. By: Natalie Erling M.A., CCC-SLP Food refusal, texture problems, picky eating, chewing troubles, fine motor difficulties. These are all common obstacles that parents face when it comes to getting their kids to eat. The holidays are […]
published at Monday, November 12th, 2018
Feeding Therapy – Helping Choosy Kids Eat Healthier – NBC 12 News
Tara Boyd, M.A., CCC-SLP, Executive Director at Ally Pediatric Therapy sits down with Jen Wahl from NBC 12 News to discuss how feeding therapy can help children who have difficulty eating.
published at Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Tricks and Treats for a Happy Halloween!
Written by Charissa Devlin, RBT IT’S FALL Y’ALL!! This means Halloween is fast approaching! Did you know that applied behavior analysis (ABA) principles were at the heart of creating the holiday that we all know and love today? In 1938, in Des Moines, Iowa, police were called a record 550 times for reports of vandalism […]
published at Friday, October 19th, 2018
Halloween Tips and Tricks for Parents of Children with Speech Disorders
Written by Tara S. Boyd, M.A., CCC-SLP, Executive Director & Speech-Language Pathologist When I meet someone new and they find out that I’m a speech-language pathologist, I get a lot of questions. Almost everyone has a child in their life or social circle who has difficulty speaking or being understood. Sometimes people want to run […]
published at Thursday, October 4th, 2018
AZTV Segment: Is it a Temper Tantrum or Something More?
Dr. Kellie Band sat down with AZTV to discuss temper tantrums. Although temper tantrums are beyond common in toddlers, there are warning signs parents should be on the lookout that could possibly mean there are underlying behavioral issues. Causes of temper tantrums include frustration, tiredness, and hunger. Children also may have temper tantrums to […]
published at Friday, September 28th, 2018