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Screenings only take 15 minutes and are available on a first come/first served basis.
How to Reduce or Stop Your Child From Drooling by Chicago Speech Therapy
Depending on your child’s age, drooling can be something that he or she is a temporary side effect and byproduct of teething. If your child has already begun teething and isn’t able to stop from drooling, there are a few things you can do to help him or her exercise the oral muscles and gain control of this area. While your child’s oral function may be underdeveloped, you can still use exercises to enhance and teach oral muscle function.
A Few Practical Tips
1) Take away the pacifier, …..
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If you’re at all like me, you don’t LOVE many songs the first time you hear them. Actually maybe not even the second or third time; but, after so many times of hearing a song something about it starts to “click” with you. You learn the patterns of the music, you learn the rhythm and beat, you start to learn the lyrics, and actually begin singing along.
You’ve probably had this experience: The kids have been cooped up all morning and now you’re heading out to the park, just to get them outside. In the car, they squabble and sulk — the oldest doesn’t want to go, the second complains about the third’s singing, the third begins to cry — and you’re on the verge of losing it. No one, you’re convinced, will make it back from this outing alive.
But when the kids pile out of the car, everything changes. They begin running around, exploring, getting dirty, discovering rocks, and making up games….
Have 1-5 rules that cover every situation (This will help in remembering.)
1. Follow directions the first time they are given.
2. Keep your hands, feet, and objects to yourself.
3. Be kind to others.
4. Make good choices.
5. Try your best.
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Are your child’s speech sounds on target with others his/her age? Check out our speech sounds development post by Angie!
Many parents know that it is good to read to their children, but many parents admit to not doing so on a daily basis, according to a new collaboration between several groups, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). It has been reported, less than 50% of parents are reading to their child every day.
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