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Supporting Toddler Language Skills With Daily Routines

Does your toddler look forward to daily routines like snack time, bathtime, play time, or bedtime? When my girls were toddlers, they sure loved their routines! Daily routines provide golden opportunities to support language development because they are predictable, provide repetition of familiar concepts, and often involve social interaction.  Here are some fun ways to […]

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10 Ways to Encourage Your Toddler’s Speech Development

Isn’t it amazing watching your little one’s communication skills develop? Toddlers are going through a stage of rapid brain development which provides the perfect time to encourage speech and language skills. There are many things you can do to support toddler communication development through play and meaningful interaction. Below are ten tips for encouraging emerging […]

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What to Do If You Have Concerns About Your Child’s Speech Development

Watching your child’s communication skills develop is both fascinating and adorable! As a mom and an SLP (Speech Language Pathologist), I am very passionate about early communication development. This is the second post in a series I have started to support my fellow parents as you navigate your children’s speech and language development. I know that it […]

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Speech and Language Development Series from an SLP

Isn’t it fascinating to watch your child’s communication skills develop? As a mama of two and an SLP (Speech Language Pathologist), I am very passionate about early speech and language development.  May is “Better Speech and Hearing Month” (sponsored by ASHA: the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association), which aims to build awareness of communication disorders and the […]

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Children’s Acting Lessons at Dearing Acting Studio

This post is sponsored by Dearing Acting Studio. We love this local business! Looking for a fun activity for your kids that builds confidence, encourages teamwork, and supports communication skills? My eight-year old daughter was so excited to have the opportunity to take acting lessons at Dearing Acting Studio for a month and they didn’t disappoint!   […]

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