Everyday Games to Improve Your Child’s Learning

Family game night can be an opportunity for you to help your child fine tune a specific area of learning or even develop functional skills. As we all know, childrens’ brains are like sponges and are ready to absorb whatever they come in contact with. Let’s make those opportunities fun and also meaningful. Not to mention, game nights can be used as a tool to start a tradition … Read More

10 Repetitive Children’s Storybooks You Should Own

All books are excellent tools for encouraging language development. Predictable and repetitive children’s books are great for children with language disorders, especially those who have childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). The repetitive nature of these books reduces the “cognitive load,” allowing the child to focus on comprehension (language) and production (articulation) of the content. Books provide new vocabulary in context, provide visuals to help aid in comprehension, … Read More

10 Tips for Reading with Your Child

Reading with your child is a brain building activity and should undoubtedly become routine in your child’s life. At just a few months of age, a child can listen to your voice as you point to pictures on a page and be engaged; this is what reading looks like for very young children and is especially important until they make the switch from learning to read … Read More

9 Teacher-Recommended Educational Websites

Parent of a home-schooled child? Seeking supplemental educational activities? Here are 9 educational websites recommend by educator friends of Atlanta Speech Therapy. A few of these sites are completely free and others have sections which are accessible without a subscription. ABCya! Abcya.com is a teacher-created website which provides fun and educational games and apps for kids to use under the guidance of their parents and teachers.  The … Read More

Language & Literacy| If You Take a Mouse to the Movies

Book Description The famous little mouse from the children’s classic If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is back in another irresistible tale full of holiday antics. This time, if you take him to the movies, he’ll ask you for some popcorn. If you give him the popcorn, he’ll want to string it all together. Then he’ll want to hang it on a Christmas tree. Pre-Reading Prior to … Read More