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Entries in BHSM (12)

Friday
Jun032016

Speech Therapy (guest post)

"One of the things I love to do is play roller derby. It's one of my favorite sports. Another thing about me is that I go to speech therapy. And today I would like to tell you what I do at speech therapy."

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Tuesday
May102016

Imparting Hope (guest post)

"I still have a list on my phone of my son's words as of September 2013 when he was 2 years old. We had been working with a speech therapist for 6 months and were laboring away at building his basic vocab and the elusive 'two-word phrases' most kids his age seemed to come to easily. Ball, book, more, mama, eyes, bird, baby..."

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Tuesday
May032016

Our Experience with Speech Therapy (guest post)

"Part of me felt nervous that my child would be labeled, or that I would be told something was “wrong” with her. Instead, I found a kind, knowledgeable person who would partner with us to teach and help Maeve, to support her in the journey from silence to speech."

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Sunday
May012016

BHSM 2016: Communication Takes Care

Quality of life. The ability to speak, hear, and understand language and conversation are central to almost every aspect of daily life. Yet, we often take these skills for granted. And unfortunately, these disorders may go untreated for years - or may never be treated. The message this Better Hearing & Speech Month is: it's important to prioritize identification and treatment - because the ability to communicate takes care.

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Monday
May252015

#BHSM: AAC (Early Intervention Counts! part 3)

For Better Hearing & Speech Month (#BHSM) this month I have been writing a blog series on what parents wished they had known sooner. The focus this week is the third theme: Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC)!

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