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Miles Speech Update: May 2019

Miles is now 2-years-4-months-old. He has a phonological disorder and motor speech challenges. He receives speech therapy 3-times a week and boy is it paying off! He is catching up and sounds more and more like a typical talkative toddler his age every day. Every month I am giving an update of his progress, read […]

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Speech therapy for children struggling academically in school: It’s about more than speech!

If your child is falling behind or struggling academically, a Speech Therapy referral probably isn’t on the list of things you think would help. But the truth is, Speech Pathologists are uniquely qualified to target some of the root causes for academic challenges. When this is first presented to parents, it may seem strange and […]

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Miles Speech Update: March 2019

If you read my previous blogs, you know that my youngest son Miles, 25-months-old, had a tongue tie, lip tie, and has motor planning difficulties as well as a phonological disorder. He is currently receiving speech therapy 3-times a week and I prioritize his speech therapy over any other activity. He still gets tons of playtime. (When […]

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Progress for Miles! Monthly update: January 2019

If you read my previous blogs, you know that my youngest son Miles, 25-months-old, had a tongue tie, lip tie, and has motor planning difficulties. He is currently receiving speech therapy 3-times a week and I prioritize his speech therapy over any other activity. He still gets tons of playtime. (When is he NOT playing?) […]

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Struggling to Talk: Childhood Apraxia of Speech

I’m a speech and language pathologist, and also a mom of 2.  When my youngest son, Miles, wasn’t meeting speech milestones we started to explore contributing factors. It turns out he had a tongue tie, lip tie, and motor planning difficulties! This topic hits close to home as a mom AND a speech therapist, and […]

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