Speech Therapy Blog

Understanding and Expressing Emotions

For so many of our little ones, expressing and understanding their emotions can be hard. As many parents and therapist can tell you, explaining the intangible idea of emotions can be equally as hard. This article contains some new ideas … Continue reading

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True Inclusion

We wanted to share a great article reminding us about true inclusion for kids with special needs. All children need an opportunity to practice many different roles as they grow up. The skills needed to be a great leader are … Continue reading

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Green Spaces Help Brain Development

Summer in Chicago is a great time to take advantage of the nice weather and spend extra time outside. A recent study finds that this time is also great for a child’s brain development. The study followed a group of … Continue reading

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More Talk, Less Tech Summer

Wanted to share some great tips for encouraging interaction and communication over the summer. With the nice weather during the summer, its a great time to encourage more talk and less tech. See this great link for some nice information … Continue reading

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Speech, OT Summer Groups

We are excited to announce the following groups for the summer of 2015! Groups will run for 10 weeks, from June 22- August 28. Preschool Prep Group: This group is run by a Speech Therapist and Occupational Therapist This group … Continue reading

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Summer Ideas for Kids on a Bargin

We always love creative ideas for kids, especially on a bargain. Wanted to share a link to a great article with 19 awesome ideas to keep kids busy with creative ideas using dollar store items. Numbers 5, 9 and 22 … Continue reading

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Autism Speaks Walk Team

We wanted to share some great picture of the All Bright Therapies Team from the Autism Speaks Walk this past Saturday. Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for the walk and to all of those who supported … Continue reading

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Signs of Speech and Language Disorder

We love to share helpful resources, such as this great check list of signs for speech and language disorders from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. If often hard for families to determine if child’s skills are falling behind and the range … Continue reading

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Setting Limits on Screen Time for Kids

May is better speech and hearing month, so we figured we would start the month off with a great article about kids and screen time. We all love your devices, so it no surprise that our kids love them too! … Continue reading

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Proposed Change to Early Intervention Illinois

We wanted to share a news clip about the upcoming budget changes (a reductions of $23 million) and proposed new eligibility criteria for Early Intervention. Early Intervention is the state run program providing therapy to children from birth to three … Continue reading

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