Monthly Archives: March 2015

Hearing Loss Demonstration

Its often hard to imagine what the world might sound like for a little one with a hearing loss. We wanted to share this great video simulating hearing loss at different level. It a great reminder just how important our hearing is to our children’s speech and language development and how important hearing aide are for little ones who do have a hearing loss.

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Fostering Independence

Teaching our children to become independent begins long before they are 18. Here are some great ideas on how to foster independence for children at different ages. Allowing children to learn to do things for themselves, although it initially take a bit longer, teaches them independence, self help skills and fosters a sense of pride in their accomplishments.

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Language Difference vs. Language Disorder

Even as SLP’s it difficult to determine weather children are demonstrating a language delay or language disorder. Both groups of children can be helped by early intervention therapy services. This article provides a nice description of the differences between the two diagnoses. All Bright Therapies also offers FREE screenings to any parents who is having concerns about their child’s development.

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Changes to Autism Tracking

The CDC will now be including preschoolers in their autism monitoring. Previously the CDC had 10 sites which tracked Autism for children at age 8. Gathering reliable data a about Autism rates and treatment help us learn more about the disorder. Click here to learn more about these important changes.

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Meeting Your Hero on the Floor

Such a heart-warming story about a special little guy getting to meet his hero, Adam Levine from Maroon 5. The little guy gets so excited he needs to take a break to lay on the floor because its all a bit overwhelming. A great reminder to us all how important it is to meet kids where they are, even if that means laying on the floor.

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