Suspecting a Speech and Language Delay from Birth to 3 years

Many parents often wonder if their infants and toddlers are meeting their speech and language milestones “on time”. While we know children develop at their own pace, many acquire skills around the same time. Parents who suspect their child may be experiencing difficulties communicating, or feel their child isn’t saying as many words as they…

From Tubie to Foodie: The Journey of a Real Life Superhero

Halloween is the time of year kids love to dress up as their favorite princess, villain, superhero, you name it. A few years ago, for our preschool’s Halloween parade, one of the little girls I was working with, Chloe, came to school in a superhero costume. I remember thinking what a perfect costume for a…

We Are In This Together

I was your typical new grad, fresh out of grad school and ready to conquer the world. I had an air of confidence because I had all the knowledge and tools I needed to be the best Speech Therapist I could be. Wow, was I wrong. Sure, I had all the textbook knowledge to treat…

“We’re Still Learning”

My love for feeding therapy has taken on a whole new world these days. Working in a preschool with student’s who have varying diagnoses, one thing was pretty consistent, “picky eating”. Many of my students tended to prefer foods that were not very nutritious. Your typical “kid friendly” foods of chips, anything chocolate and chicken…