All About Bilingualism

All About Bilingualism

By Nikki Nobile
Living in America, we are lucky to be exposed to many different cultures and languages. But do we know how living in this melting pot affects speech and language? ...
My Child Needs Therapy Now What?

My Child Needs Therapy Now What?

By Caylah Bowden
This is a heavy feeling for any parent. There are so many questions and maybe not enough answers because everyone else, like doctors and clinics, do this every day. It's hard to stop and realize in our everyday work that families are new to this, despite us seeing it every...
You Do Not Have to Have the Last Word

You Do Not Have to Have the Last Word

By Brittany Holman
As a parent, educator, clinician, etc. who works with children you have experienced telling a child to do something and the child will argue back with you. What was your reaction? Did you try to reason with them? Do you get mad? Do you continue the argument? Do you give in after...
Tips for Traveling with Toddlers (without screens) 

Tips for Traveling with Toddlers (without screens) 

By Laura E. Stephens
It’s summer!!!! Bring on the sunshine, the popsicles, days at the playground and splash pad and, my personal favorite, trips to the beach! Before we had kids, my husband and I were quick to jump in the car and take off on an adventure to the nearest place we could stick our...
Top 10 Ways to Make a Fun and Functional Playroom for your Kids

Top 10 Ways to Make a Fun and Functional Playroom for your Kids

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
Sometimes as parents we think that our kids need extravagant playrooms and bedrooms perfectly decorated but the truth is there are just a few simple things that will help your child’s imagination grow. Here are some fun and functional things to have at your child’s...
Pool Noodles Aren't Just For The Water

Pool Noodles Aren't Just For The Water

By Maisie Buckner
Summertime is here! That means time for lots of outdoor play and plenty of opportunities for your child to develop their gross motor abilities. So, what in the world are gross motor skills anyway? These are the activities that require the use of large muscle groups or whole-body...
Causes of Speech and Language Delays

Causes of Speech and Language Delays

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
Causes of Speech and Language Delays ...
How To: Lessen Screen Time

How To: Lessen Screen Time

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
Screens and devices are everywhere we look these days, and while there are benefits to this electronic age we are living in, many parents find themselves wanting to make sure they spend quality, screen-free time with their kids. It is critical that we expose our children to...
The Magic of Easter Eggs

The Magic of Easter Eggs

By Emily Johnson
Spring has sprung and Easter is right around the corner! As a speech-language pathologist working in the pediatric population, I get super excited when Easter rolls around for one reason: EASTER EGGS. ...
Being Teachable as a Clinician

Being Teachable as a Clinician

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
As someone still heavily involved in the hiring process, I am looking for people who are always learning. In our organization, a new clinician is equally as valued as one with more experience. We learn a lot from our new clinicians (and even our graduate students). ...
10 Ways to Build Rapport with Your Patients and their Families

10 Ways to Build Rapport with Your Patients and their Families

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
As clinicians, we are in the relationship business. We will be more successful in our efforts to help patients meet their goals when we have built a healthy rapport and a trusting relationship with patients and their families. Sometimes we can get so focused on the treatment...
Facts, Myths and Promoting Confidence in Speaking in Your Child

Facts, Myths and Promoting Confidence in Speaking in Your Child

By Emily Johnson
Stuttering is OKAY! ...