By Elizabeth Sautter, MA, CCC-SLP. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” by Dean Martin is one of my family’s favorite songs. It always cues us to make hot coco and popcorn, get cozy and be creative with some good, old fashioned, creative family time… indoors!
by Elizabeth Sautter, MA, CCC-SLP & Sarah Ward, MS, CCC-SLP How many times have we, as parents and teachers, said to our children, “Pay attention!” or asked “Why aren’t you listening to me?” in a not-so-nice tone of voice. We give our children many directives, “Clean up the bathroom!”, “Get your backpack!”, “Put your homework…
By Elizabeth Sautter, MS, CCC-SLP. During the holidays, we were reminded of the importance of giving thanks. However, gratitude is an attitude we need to practice daily.
By Mary Keiger, Guest Blogger and Colleague of CW. Many children struggle to understand the hidden rules and expectations when participating in holiday functions with their friends and families.
By Rebecca Schwartz, Ph.D. Young children crave “special time” with their parents. What is “special time” and why is it so beneficial for you and your child?
By Elizabeth Sautter M.A. CCC-SLP. How many times have we, as parents and teachers said to our children, “Pay attention!” or asked “Why aren’t you listening to me?” in a not-so-nice tone of voice. We assume our children understand how to listen and what we mean by those words. When they don’t respond, it can be incredibly frustrating.
By Alanna Dutra, M.A., CCC-SLP – As speech-language pathologists, when working with families of young children with language delays, it is important to take the parents perspective and show understanding of their natural worry about their child’s prognosis or expected improvements.
By Robyn Wu, OTD, OTR/L, BCP. When engaging children in tabletop fine motor activities such as drawing or writing, it is important to determine whether the chair and table are a good fit for their body dimensions.
Expressing our emotions can be a struggle at any age. Encouraging children to talk about their feelings at an early age will not only calm them, but will also make things easier to manage as
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