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The Road to Reading and Literacy

The Road to Reading and Literacy

Many children hit a roadblock when they’re learning to read. The process of decoding writing language is complicated and can be confusing. There are several possible reasons that reading challenges could arise, such as dyslexia or delayed phonological awareness. Don’t worry though; there are steps one can take early on to address difficulty with reading and literacy.

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The Struggle for Control

The Struggle for Control

We all want to be in control of our lives. Children are no exception. The big difference is children naturally have so little control. The fastest way for a child to gain control of a situation is to act out. With a loud scream and a body slam to the floor, all eyes are on them. As they pull the food off the grocery shelf and throw it across the store, all eyes are on them.

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Sammamish Children's Therapy Receives 2013 Best of Issaquah Award

For the second consecutive year, Sammamish Children's Therapy has been selected for the 2013 Best of Issaquah Award in the Speech/Language Pathologists category by the Issaquah Award Program.

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SCT’s First Annual Client Appreciation Picnic

SCT’s First Annual Client Appreciation Picnic

Thank you to all the families who were in attendance for our first annual Sammamish Children’s Therapy picnic! We loved seeing so many current and former clients. The weather cooperated perfectly. Good food, a very enthusiastic Kyle Mutch, and equally excited children combined for a perfect afternoon. Take a look at some of the pictures.

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Motivation: The Heart of Matters

  • July 26, 2013 |
  • Lisa Hamblin, M.S., CCC-SLP

Motivation: The Heart of Matters

Every day at SCT, we work with children on tasks that challenge them and yet, they still run into therapy with a smile on their face anticipating what we will do next. How is this possible? How do our therapists capture their attention and drive their motivation?

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Why Isn’t My Child Talking?

  • June 28, 2013 |
  • Kerisha Crutcher, M.S., CCC-SLP |
  • Tags: Language Delay

Why Isn’t My Child Talking?

All children develop differently. Some kids talk early with first words around 10 months and some kids start talking a bit later with first words around 14 months. If your child is a late talker there are things you can do at home to help.

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SCT has been selected for the 2012 Best of Issaquah Award

The Issaquah Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the Issaquah area.

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