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The Written Word – When Speaking Isn’t an Option (Autism Spectrum Disorder and Apraxia)

The Written Word – When Speaking Isn’t an Option (Autism Spectrum Disorder and Apraxia)

Rey is an eleven year old boy who works hard to communicate with others.  It hasn’t been easy for him.  In fact, he has struggled for many years to make his needs and wants known to his family, teachers, therapists and peers without being able to speak. Rey has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Apraxia.

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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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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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