Teletherapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder – Evidence Based Practice

Research on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to be published and new ways of treatment are continuing to be developed. This includes teletherapy, which is a service delivery model that allows children access to the help they need, this is especially relevant to children who would otherwise not have access due to location or other barriers. Teletherapy also allows for already proven therapy methods to be implemented successfully. In this blog post, learn more about the why and how behind teletherapy services for autism spectrum disorder.

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The Effectiveness of Early Intervention Teletherapy

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) allows for children from birth to 3 years old with developmental delays and disabilities to receive services under an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). These services are more commonly known as early intervention (EI) services. Thanks to telepractice, today there are specialist in every corner of the nation who can help most children realize their full potential from the start and across geographic barriers.

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LEGOs for Speech Therapy

Since the creation of the interlocking oy bricks in 1949, LEGOs have been a flagship toy across the world. Children of all ages, and even adults, enjoy building with LEGOs. However, LEGOs don’t have to just be used for amusement, they can also be effective tools for speech therapy.

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11 Speech Therapy Rewards (that don’t include candy!)

Finding rewards for speech therapy students can be difficult. The most popular and easiest option for many SLPs is a candy jar or other sweet treat mired in sugar. But is that the best option? 

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Tackling Hypernasality With Speech Therapy

Hypernasality is common in children that have certain preexisting conditions, but what exactly is it? This blog will answer that question and take a deep dive into Hypernasality – from diagnosis to treatment.

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How to Stop Stuttering – Treatment & Speech Therapy

Stuttering can cause anxiety for children, but there are various ways to control it. From quick fixes to powerful speech therapies, there are many solutions for the different forms of stuttering.

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Benefits of Speech Therapy for Seniors

Speech therapy is often thought to be mainly used for young children developing their communication abilities. However, students and children are not the only ones that can greatly benefit from speech therapy. In this blog, we dive into why speech intervention for seniors is extremely important and effective in some instances.

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Speech Therapy for Accent Modification

Learning English is challenging as a native speaker. The grammar rules and pronunciations are difficult enough to require lessons in every year of public education. For non-native speakers, who are accustomed to entirely different rules and pronunciations, it is far more difficult. To add to the difficulty of the language itself, foreign English speakers typically retain a noticeable accent that can make communication more difficult. It is also possible for people who have spoken English their entire lives to have a pronounced accent indicative of the region they were raised in. Read More

Understanding the Benefits of Group Speech Therapy

Whether we realize it or not, our speech and social skills are closely linked. The ability to communicate effectively in a social setting is often overlooked but it’s a necessary skill for children to learn. Some children may have no issues playing, sharing, or communicating with classmates and teachers; while other children may have such a difficulty that it inhibits their ability to perform well academically and socially. Read More

How to Get Rid of a Lisp with Speech Therapy

It is not uncommon for children to have lisps. So for this blog we take a deep look at exactly what a lisp is, the different types of lisp, and how speech therapy can be an effective treatment.
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