I’m launching a brand new feature here on teachmetotalk.com with the release of our very first Therapy Guide just in time for Christmas.
What’s a Therapy Guide?
teachmetotalk.com’s Therapy Guide consists of two components for helping you learn to work with a young child with a language delay or disorder.
First you’ll receive access to an instructive [...]
Therapy Tip of the Week is back!!!!!!!
Stay tuned because I’m also launching a brand new feature from teachmetotalk.com tomorrow (12/5/12) and a whole new website (myei2.com) in early 2013 with a whole slew of ideas for therapy during the holidays. More to come…
Here are some ideas for teaching a child to name pictures [...]
Here’s this week’s Therapy Tip of the Week:
Therapy Tip of the Week for 3.2.12
Balls are developmentally appropriate and a fun toy for toddlers between 1-3 years old. Remember that you’re looking at a child’s developmental age here. Let’s face it; even older kids love balls!
Ball is also a great, early word for late talkers. Why? Because the [...]
Many parents often ask me which teachmetotalk.com product would be most helpful for them. While every child and family situation is unique, the following product descriptions and recommendations should help you make purchasing decisions.
The products are described only in terms of “This is best for…” For full descriptions of each product, please scroll up and click [...]
Nothing evokes fear in a parent like thinking their baby may have autism.
Many people assume, incorrectly of course, that because a child isn’t talking by age 2 or 3, he or she must be autistic.
Let me reassure you, there are many reasons for late talking or speech-language delays in toddlers, and autism is just one of them.
Late talking, when there’s [...]
I’m writing this article to read later when I need to cheer myself on.
As a pediatric SLP, there are times when I leave a session thinking, “I’ve tried EVERYTHING I know to do, and it’s not working.” There are times when I wake up in the middle of the night with one of my little [...]
Hmmm….. this is a question I’ve been pondering all day long. Let me walk you through my entire thought process before you weigh in on this issue.
This morning I was in a huge hurry to get ready to go see one darling little girl for speech therapy and then pursue my other passion, being a mom, for the rest [...]
I am always amazed when I hear a therapist (Speech, OT, or PT) tell me that they don’t have regular contact with typically developing children. What? Then how do you gauge “normal,” and what do you call typical? Surely you’re not still relying on your grad school experience? Observation hours with typically developing kids is your only reference? Noticing kids as you [...]