What is Stimming in Autism? Is it Harmful or Comforting?

What is Stimming in Autism? Is it Harmful or Comforting?

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects the ability to communicate effectively. An autistic child is unable to engage in a social environment, may exhibit repetitive behaviour or have limited attention span or interests. But autistic challenges differ from...
The 6 Benefits Of Gardening For Autistic Children

The 6 Benefits Of Gardening For Autistic Children

Everyone can benefit from spending some time outdoors, gardening the day away, but it’s especially true for children with autism. If you’re interested in learning all about how a gardening hobby can help autistic children, then this is the guide for you! Encourages...
Speech Therapy Ideas for Preschoolers

Speech Therapy Ideas for Preschoolers

Not all preschoolers learn the same way. Some develop specific skills faster while others require more time. Speech is a big part of growing up, and some children need different activities and tools to help them learn the right words and language to communicate more...
Understanding Language Development in Preschoolers

Understanding Language Development in Preschoolers

Watching your preschooler achieve new growth milestones each day is quite exciting. Milestones like height and weight can be easily measured. But when it comes to measuring age-appropriate language skills, it can be tricky. Most of us start speaking to our little ones...

What to Know About Speech Therapy

If you or your child are struggling when it comes to reading, spelling, or language in general, then you might want to consider seeking out the help of a professional speech pathologist. While many believe that speech therapy is only available for individuals who have...
What is a Speech Pathologist?

What is a Speech Pathologist?

Speech-language pathologists (SLP) are communication experts. They work with people of all ages, from infants to adults to treat various types of communication problems. Here are some things SLPs can help people improve: Cognitive-communication is how well the mind...
5 Ways a Speech Pathologist Can Help Your Child

5 Ways a Speech Pathologist Can Help Your Child

Speech pathologists work with children with several varieties of delays and disorders from mild articulation to autism. They can help your child communicate and speak with improved clarity. Beyond that, speech pathologists can do so much more. Here is a list of other...
Reasons your non-verbal child needs speech therapy

Reasons your non-verbal child needs speech therapy

While many believe that a speech therapist cannot help non-verbal people, but that could not be further from the truth. When, actually, you would be doing your non-verbal child a disservice by denying them a “voice.”   It is essential for people who...