Speech Therapy

aac 2

AAC. What is it, and is it Right For My Child?

AAC stands for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. AAC is communication in a variety of ways, other than talking. This could be Alternative communication, to be used in place of speech. Or it can be Augmentative, to be used to support speech in order to make it more effective. AAC can include no-tech options, l…

Debunking Dyslexia Myths

Are you worried that your child might have dyslexia? There is so much information available online and in the community about dyslexia, that it can be tricky to know what to believe and when to seek help. Here is a quick look at just a few of the common myths about dyslexia and some guidance for seeking help if your ch…

Growing Speech Skills Outdoors

Hey everyone! The speech-language pathologists at Marshall Pediatric Therapy wanted to share some fun and enriching activities you can try with your family. The weather is finally warming up, creating perfect moments to learn outside. Take your child on a nature walk or go on a scavenger hunt in your neighborhood. We c…

Addressing Early Language Skills at Home

Are you concerned that your child is not talking? Most children say their first words around 12 months, and can expand their vocabulary up to 50 words by the time they are 18 months old! Children are so smart, and can often do this on their own. However, oftentimes there are children that need a little encouragement. H…