My Child Has His First Words. Now What?

Your child has their first words. Hooray! Now you’re probably wondering, “Okay, what the heck is he saying?” Don’t worry. This is completely normal. When Should I Be Able To Understand My Child? As a general rule of thumb, you should be able to...
You Want Me To Do WHAT?!

You Want Me To Do WHAT?!

These are unprecedented times we are living in. With the global pandemic ever present, many families find themselves at home, together, at all times. This presents challenges in the best-case scenario, but add in a child with a disability and you are doomed—or so you...
5 Ways to Treat ADD/ADHD (Without Meds!)

5 Ways to Treat ADD/ADHD (Without Meds!)

As a pediatric speech language pathologist, I hear the words ADD/ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) approximately 300 times per day.  In recent years, an ADD/ADHD diagnosis has become quite fashionable, but according to many...