Toddler Talk

Toddler Talk

Learning to speak is a process that begins right at birth! From this time, your baby will make lots of sounds and noises, which include cooing, gurgling and, of course, lots of crying. And often, before the end of their first year, they may say their very first word....
Teaching Children with Autism to Wear Masks

Teaching Children with Autism to Wear Masks

With COVID-19 continuing to impact schooling across Canada, it’s important for teachers and students to stay safe and follow the health guidelines at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. Special attention needs to be paid, however, to those students on the...
May Is Speech and Hearing Month

May Is Speech and Hearing Month

DID YOU KNOW???? Each year the regulating bodies, Speech-Language and Audiology of Canada (SAC), Ontario Speech-Language Audiology (OSLA), and the College of Audiologists Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) dedicate the month of May to raise public...
Advice on Managing Behaviour in Autism for Adolescents

Advice on Managing Behaviour in Autism for Adolescents

If you’re a parent dealing with autism in your child’s teen years, you’re not alone as there are a growing number of teenagers with ASD. While it can be challenging, with the right information, you will have help through these difficult years, so that both the parent...
Challenges for Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Challenges for Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), written by international experts in mental health, classified autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as a developmental disorder in which the symptoms are visible within the first two years of their life....