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Famous People Who Received Speech Therapy

Famous People Who Received Speech Therapy

Tiger Woods had a terrible stutter and received speech therapy through school for it. It later helped to inspire him to open the Tiger Woods Learning Center in 2006. “The words got lost, you know, somewhere between the brain and the mouth. And it was very difficult,...
Should You Enroll Your Child In Preschool

Should You Enroll Your Child In Preschool

You really should put your child in one of those special preschools…said no one who actually knows what the arguments against this recommendation are. Or how about this one…You have a school age child and you are thinking about homeschooling your child....
What Age Should A Child Start Talking

What Age Should A Child Start Talking

What Age Should A Child Start Talking What Age Should A Child Start Talking? Request a Therapy. What Age Should A Child Start Talking? One of the most common questions that parents have is “when should my child start talking?” Although all children are different,...
Why Does My Child Repeat What I Ask Them

Why Does My Child Repeat What I Ask Them

Why Does My Child Repeat What I Ask Them Why does this child repeat the question ask of them? “Do you want juice?” “No, I said do you want something to drink. You say yes or no.” “Yes or no.” Mom to son: “Do you want juice?” Son: “Do you want...
Why Some Kids Behave Bad

Why Some Kids Behave Bad

Why Some Kids Behave Bad The child had some aggression issues. As you can imagine this played out a little different with the OT. One of our bald Occupational Therapists (see the Staff page for who that might be) once treated a child who was pretty much non-verbal....
Does My Child Need Speech Therapy

Does My Child Need Speech Therapy

Does My Child Need Speech Therapy How do I know if my child needs speech therapy? Here are some “red flags” to look for in each area Here are some “red flags” to look for in each area:   Receptive Language Difficulty following one or two-step commands Requires...
How Vision Affects Handwriting And School Performance

How Vision Affects Handwriting And School Performance

How Vision Affects Handwriting And School Performance Children who have difficulty with handwriting, copying shapes, cutting or drawing. Little Susie and the Occupational Therapist are playing with blocks. The therapist makes a design with 5 blocks and asks Susie to...
Teach Your Kids These Two Traits To Be Successful In Life

Teach Your Kids These Two Traits To Be Successful In Life

Teach Your Kids These Two Traits To Be Successful In Life Teach our children are respect and virtue. Treat each person has a right to be treated courteously and kindness. Children are very vulnerable to ridicule, harsh criticism, anger and yelling. Children deserve to...
Education Should Instill Liberty Not Indifference

Education Should Instill Liberty Not Indifference

Education Should Instill Liberty Not Indifference What makes up the ideal way to educate a child? Concerns education but also has implications for how I think therapy should be conducted. What follows is from a paper my (Scott) son wrote for a college level class he...