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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

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

Technology for Speech and Language Development: Apps for Kids

Written by Natalie Erling M.A., CCC-SLP     We live in a world run by technology. There is no denying that kids are much more tech savvy now than they ever were.  I often get the questions, “how much is too much?” and, “what are some GOOD apps for my kids to use?” There are some […]

published at Friday, September 7th, 2018

Tips for Teaching Effective Social Skills

Written by Jeff Siegel, M.A., BCBA, LBA    “Social skills are the tools that enable people to communicate, learn, ask questions, ask for help, get their needs met in appropriate ways, get along with others, make friends, and develop healthy relationships. Social skills enable people to interact appropriately with those they meet in their journey […]

published at Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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