Speech therapy

Speech Therapy for Childhood Apraxia of Speech

It’s difficult to understand the sequence of events that must occur in the body in order for just one sound to be produced. In the blink of an eye, the brain sends messages to tell the mouth exactly how to move. These messages allow for the muscle coordination necessary to produce sounds, words, and sentences. When there is a breakdown in communication between the brain and the mouth, a child may demonstrate unusual speech patterns or may not be able to talk at all. This breakdown is called Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

Categories: Speech Therapy, The Therapy Place

Social Stories for Kids – A User Manual for New Situations

Social stories are a powerful and fun tool that can be used to help young students to understand and cope with different situations.  At the Therapy Place, we use Social stories which are individualized short stories that are highly effective for teaching students new skills.   These skills teach students what is expected in social behaviors and different settings such as school, with…

Categories: Therapy, Therapy Thoughts