Toddler Talk: 7 Tips to Increase Language Development

Toddler Talk: 7 Tips to Increase Language Development By Jaimi Bird, M.A., CCC-SLP Your toddler is always learning! They are like a sponge, absorbing everything around them.  As a mom and speech pathologist I want to share a few tips to help your little one build language.  The way you…

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Author Spotlight: Bill Martin Jr.

Author Spotlight: Bill Martin Jr. by: Sarah Sitzmann, M.A., CCC-SLP Looking for fun language and literacy books for your toddler or preschooler? Whether your indoors escaping the heat or outdoors reading books under the tree, adults and children can’t help but enjoy the repetitive text of Bill Martin Jr. books. Bill…

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Author Spotlight:  Eric Carle

Author Spotlight:  Eric Carle by Jaimi Bird, M.A., CCC-SLP Enrich your child’s summer by sharing a favorite author! Do you remember reading Eric Carle books when you were a child?  Eric Carle has been writing and illustrating children’s books since 1967. His books are still captivating for kids today.  Here…

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Summer Sensory Fun!

By: Megan Van Laar, M.A., CCC-SLP Is your child obsessed with slime?  Or maybe you can’t get them out of the sandbox?  Playing in different materials helps your child to develop all of their senses (sight, smell, hearing, taste, touch) as well as encouraging exploration, creativity, and imagination.  Summer is…

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Speech and Language Development Through Play: Bubbles!

By: Megan Van Laar, M.A., CCC-SLP Who doesn’t love bubbles??  They are a great activity for inside or outside and are tons of fun!  Today, I will talk about how to use bubbles to encourage speech and language development.  If you missed my previous posts about speech and language development…

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