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! ...
PT Gift Guide

PT Gift Guide

Do you ever have trouble getting your kids to complete their physical therapy exercises at home? With Christmas right around the corner here is a list with some great games that will distract your child all while completing physical activities to improve motor delay and...
It's All Greek to Me

It's All Greek to Me

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
You may be new to this world of special needs, therapy, clinics, therapy providers, and school programming. It is overwhelming to learn all the new terms and acronyms that are now a part of your life. Here is a quick reference list for some terms you may be unfamiliar with. ...
4 Fab Fall Activities

4 Fab Fall Activities

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
It is finally Fall and what better way to start celebrating than breaking out the Fall crafts with your kids! Making crafts is a wonderful way to help your children be creative and can also reinforce developmental skills such as coloring and cutting and early school skills. ...