Give a Child Words

"Uh uh uh!" your child says as she reaches toward the counter. Instantly, you know what she wants. ...
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Valentine’s Day Books and Speech Therapy Ideas for Toddlers

Here are some sweet little books for your youngest Valentines this year, along with a few ideas perfect ...
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Screen Time Recommendations for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Earlier this year, the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association released a new pdf handout for parents about screen ...
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Late Talker with Slow Progress? Do This!

  Are you working with a late talker with slow progress? Late talkers who add words s..l..o..w..l..y are ...
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Using Visual Supports with Late Talkers with Visual Strengths

One of the lessons I've learned about working with late talkers is to use their learning preferences to ...
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The Truth about Flashcards for Toddlers Who Don’t Yet Talk

The Truth about Flashcards for Toddlers Who Don’t Yet Talk I almost titled this post “Why Flashcards Don’t ...
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Signs of Speech Delay in Toddlers - When to Worry

Signs of Speech Delay in Toddlers – When to Worry

What's the number one factor that unites mothers across cultural, social, and economic boundaries? It's worry. Most of ...
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Late Talking… Everything You Want To Know

  Without a doubt, the most common question I have received at about late talking since our ...
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Treating Trauma in Toddlers with Language Delays/Disorders

Last week I shared some information about Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs. If you missed that, read it here. To ...
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Protection Against Adverse Childhood Experiences

Last weekend I did some reading about Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs and I can't quit thinking about ...
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Is It Me? Tips for Clinical Problem Solving

One of the main questions parents send me at is... I am not seeing progress in my ...
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Not moving forward? Try taking a step back!

Not moving forward?  Try taking a step back! “I attended your course in St. Louis… I used the ...
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Questions about Late Talking

Questions about Late Talking   Here’s the most common question I receive at about late talking from moms and ...
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Book List for Making Books Better #415

In my podcast #415 Making Books Better for Toddlers with Language Delays, I demonstrated strategies for the following ...
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I Need A Plan!

As speech-language pathologists and parents, when a toddler is not talking yet, we rush in to try to ...
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It’s a Special Day at!

Today is a very special day. Our daughter, Macy, is graduating from the University of Kentucky with her ...
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ASHA CEU Course Teach

FREE Teach Me To Talk the DVD on YouTube

We have some exciting news! Today Johnny and I released our original DVD Teach Me To Talk on ...
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Perhaps You’ve Been Created for a Time Such as This

I know you're reading all kinds of things in the midst of this worldwide pandemic, so the fact ...
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Be Present… Always Your Best Strategy

Last night I was on a webinar for workers in my church's children's ministry, and the speaker said ...
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Go For Joy!

The lesson I'm reinforcing with myself over and over again since opening our new mission-based clinic in central ...
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When Is A Child Ready to Talk?

If you've followed my posts or podcasts over the last few years, you know that Johnny and I ...
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Do You Need REAL HELP?

Do you struggle to come up with what you should actually do during your time with a child ...
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Let’s Move!

This week's podcast is on the fourth prelinguistic skill from Let's Talk About Talking (on sale now for ...
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ASHA CEU Course #384

#384 Tips for Teaching Toddlers to Point

Podcast #384 Tips for Teaching Toddlers to Point ASHA course # 0384, Provider Code AAYF Pointing is such ...
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