#261 When No One Diagnosis Fits… How to Treat Toddlers Without a Diagnosis

In this week's show, I discussed a mom's question about her little boy. His evaluators describe him as a "mystery" since he doesn't nearly fit into one label and she has misgivings about proceeding with treatment since someone may pick the "wrong"... [Read more...]

#260 Should I Focus on Artic or Not with my 3 year old with Autism? A Mom Calls

Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of www.teachmetotalk.com as she talks with a mom about prioritizing her 3 year old son's treatment plan. Here's part of her original question... Hi Laura. I have a 3 year old... [Read more...]

#259 Understanding the Chart from Building Verbal Imitation in Toddlers Book

Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP from teachmetotalk.com as she discusses issues related to toddlers with speech-language delays. Here's a question I receive at least weekly from a mom or an SLP: "Dear... [Read more...]

#257 Help! My Child Will NOT Sign…A Frustrated Mom’s Questions about Sign Language for a Toddler with Autism

On this week's podcast I answered a very common question about signing. Some late talkers JUST. WON'T. SIGN. If that's the situation you're in, I can help you! Listen to my podcast for my suggestions for teaching sign language to toddlers -... [Read more...]

#256 A New Sibling and a Late Talking Toddler… Oh My!

Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of www.teachmetotalk.com as she answers a mom's question about her late talking toddler since the arrival of a new baby... "I hope you can help me! We bought your dvd for our... [Read more...]

#255 Goal Writing, Fatigue during Therapy, The Power of Distraction… all topics on this week’s show!

I almost buried the lead in my title! In this show I spent LOTS of time talking about what to do for "strong-willed," "stubborn," "lazy," "defiant," and "headstrong" toddlers. It may be different than what you think!! We'll also talk about the... [Read more...]

#254 Cute Ideas for Valentine’s Day for Toddlers in Speech Therapy Sessions

There's still time to pull together some last minute therapy ideas for Valentine's Day this week!!!   Listen up for my CUTE & EASY Ideas for Valentine's Day for Toddlers Podcast!  (click the link to... [Read more...]

#253 Witnessing the Onset of Autism and Treating Jargon

Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she answers questions from 2 different therapists on this week's podcast. A developmental therapist writes of witnessing the onset of autism in a little... [Read more...]

#252 Ideas for Toddlers Who Don’t Like To Sit Still

Here's the truth... MANY late talking toddlers can't (not WON'T) sit still. In this week's podcast I explained possible reasons for why a child doesn't "sit" very well and then more importantly, I moved on to talk about ideas that WORK for... [Read more...]