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AAC Myths and Facts | Sensory Solutions

AAC Myths and Facts

Myth #1: AAC will hinder or stop a child’s speech development. Fact #1: Research has shown that AAC may improve and enhance a child’s spoken

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Visual Supports | Sensory Solutions

Visual Supports

Visual supports are pictures, objects, or signs to help increase communication. When verbal and auditory communication is not practical. It can help with any pediatric

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Transition Strategies For Kids - Sensory Solutions

Transition Strategies

Transitioning between activities is a common trigger for meltdowns, tantrums, and undesired behaviors in children. Below is a list of tips and tricks to make

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bedtime routines

Bedtime Routine For Kids

Getting quality sleep is essential for children.  Bedtime routines are a consistent, repetitive set of activities that are carried out before bed every night. They

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co-treatments

Benefits of Co-Treatments 

When it comes to therapy, whether that be occupational therapy, physical therapy, or speech therapy, quantity does not always beat quality. Co-treatments between disciplines could

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Oral Reflexes and Feeding

Babies are born with seven reflexes that assist them with feeding. In the typical developing baby, these reflexes integrate or “disappear,” and the baby then

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Bilingualism

Myths Speaking two or more languages to a child can “confuse” them, so it’s better only to speak one language. Bilingual children are delayed in

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What is ACC?

AAC, or Augmentative and Alternative Communication, includes all forms of communication (other than oral speech) used to express thoughts, needs, wants, and ideas. (American Speech-Language Association)

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What is TeleHealth?

Telehealth is a means for receiving therapy remotely. Utilizing the webcam and microphone on your computer or smartphone, you will connect with your therapist online.

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What is Oral Sensory?

To start, let’s talk about oral sensory processing. The sensory receptors located inside of our mouths process information regarding texture, temperature, and taste. Oral sensory

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Hand Dominance

A common question I get is, “At what age should my child have a hand preference?”   Many experts agree that a consistent hand preference

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Toe Walking

Toe walking is very common in children as they learn to walk. While many children outgrow the habit, persistent toe walking can itself lead to

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Torticollis

Congenital muscular torticollis is a common condition seen by physical therapists in the pediatric setting.  Torticollis is the tightness of the sternocleidomastoid muscle on one

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Ready, Set, Breathe

We’ve all heard and used the expression “Ready, Set, Go!” but recently I read a book entitled, “ready, set, breathe” by Carla Naumburg, Ph.D., which

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Basic Language Concepts

Are you looking for tools to expand your child’s language skills at home? Let us help! We suggest applying basic language concepts to find new ways

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Early Intervention

Early intervention can greatly improve the developmental outcomes of a child with developmental delays, special needs, or other concerns. It helps by providing children with

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