A Concerned SLP’s Response to TIME Magazine article by Camarata

A recent TIME Magazine article entitled “Why You Shouldn’t Immediately Worry If Your Child Is a Late Talker, According to a Speech Pathologist,” is potentially misleading and has the risk of causing damage to families of young children with concerns about speech and language development. Although the author, Dr. Stephen Camarata is a world-renowned Speech-Language […]

Autism vs. Language Delay

Autism Spectrum Disorder can be difficult to distinguish from a language delay without an evaluation. Although it may appear to present in similar ways, you can check for red flags.  If you have concerns about your child’s development, seek help from a speech-language pathologist! Early intervention can help your child develop language and social skills. […]

Milestones for All Ages

Here’s a list of more milestones and ways to track your child’s development: Download the CDC Milestone Tracker App Learn about more speech and language milestones from CHOC Children’s or Tyke Talk

The Importance of Emotional Competence

I look over at my student struggling with his homework. I hear a big sigh as he looks at the first problem. After the second problem, he throws his pencil down. When I ask if he would like help, he yells “this is stupid!” He crumples it into his backpack and refuses to talk about […]

Gratitude & Speech Therapy

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of the virtues, it is the parent of all the others.”  –Cicero We have a beautiful massive tree in our backyard that drops it’s leaves by the billions each Autumn. Ok, not really billions, but when it’s time to bag them up it definitely feels like too many! As […]