Books Books and more Books!
Books are one of the most common items seen in any speech therapy room and household. Here are 4 reasons why you should be using books in your treatments. 1. Address wide range of goals: Books can be used to address goals for children of all ages and skill levels. Here are a few examples: articulation, sequencing of activities, comprehension, social, and discourse skills. -Here are 2 great books that can be used for sequencing daily events in a child's life, bedtime and bath
Why is autism awareness so important? Simply put, the more people know and understand what autism is, how individuals with autism think, process and learn, the more understanding and accepting they will be when they see an individual with autism in their community. Big brands and companies partnering with organizations to promote inclusiveness helps with the widespread of awareness! The Autism Society is a national organization that increases public awareness of autism and su
"I can’t stress strongly enough the importance of diving into action immediately. Every expert in the field agrees that early intervention is essential and critical. The “wait and see” approach is detrimental to your child." - Lynn Koegel Research shows that children who receive intensive early intervention are more likely to have improved longterm outcomes. These include increased language, social skills, daily living skills and cognition. As parents, we want to ensure that
Thanksgiving turkey craft!
We just LOVE when the holidays come around, because it means we get to make crafts! Crafts are simple, can be adapted for different skill levels, work on multiple goals, and most importantly are FUN! My favorite type of crafts are ones that are simple and quick to prep, and can be made from materials we already have in the therapy room. Here is a fun Thanksgiving craft that will get the kids excited to work on their goals! Turkey Crowns Materials needed for each crown: 2 brow
Welcome to Speech Point!
Speech Point is a speech-language therapy clinic specializing in treating kids with Autism. We are passionate about helping kids on the Spectrum learn to talk. We can do that effectively using ABA techniques which we use in addition to all our traditional therapy techniques! We love working with all kids on the Spectrum and specialize in treating kids that are moderate to severe, and present with any challenging or interfering behaviors. We cannot wait to get to know your chi