Contributed By: Sarah Oarbeascoa MS, CCC-SLP April is Occupational Therapy Month! During the course of a pediatric speech-language evaluation or during therapy, the speech-language pathologist (SLP) may recommend that your child consult with an occupational therapist (OT). Even though SLPs address communication, often there is overlap in areas that SLPs and OTs treat. As therapists,… Read more
One of my favorite books to read with my little guy is “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See?” written by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle. This is a wonderful book, covering so many language elements, including colors, animals, and answering questions. Preschool age children love this book, but even your youngest child… Read more
It is never too early to teach a child another language – even sign language. Research shows that children who speak more than one language have higher IQs. While teaching children a second language is ideal, providing structure is essential for the learning process.
There are so many wonderful children’s books out there which provide numerous opportunities for speech-language enrichment. We at Susan Cohn and Associates have decided to review some of our all-time favorites and start a Children’s Book Review Series. Many of these books were around when we were young children so we will call them ‘classics’ since… Read more
Post Contributed by Amy Svensson MA, CCC-SLP While living in Sweden back in ’06/’07 I was in complete awe of all the dads walking the streets with their very young children, playing with their kids on the playgrounds late a.m./mid-day (not after work hours), and watching them talk with their children while out shopping (I… Read more