Speech therapy is a type of service that can help children with speech, language, and/or feeding and swallowing needs. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are educated clinicians who may work with children to improve their communication and feeding skills.
Modeling without expectation is when communication functions are demonstrated without requiring the individual to respond. Related to AAC, it refers to demonstrating the use of AAC systems to individuals.
Occupational therapy materials include fidgets, beads, and puzzles. Learn about a school-based occupational therapist’s favorite resources from none other than Becca’s mom!
AAC tips are strategies that can help parents best support their children in learning how to communicate more effectively. We discuss ways to help parents and caregivers support AAC users using no tech, low tech, mid tech, and high tech AAC systems.
Check out 8 ways to help your toddler talk, written by speech-language pathologists (SLPs). In this post, we share our favorite communication tips for parents who have babies and toddlers! Tips include: play, extensions/expansions, joint book reading, and more!
Early intervention (EI) programs provide services for children 0 - 3 who are at risk or have a developmental delay or disability. We provide details about who can receive services, what they involve, where they can take place, and why they are important for the success of children and families.