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Kids Communicate and Behave Better — Learning From and Adapting Strategies


My first speech-language session with 3-year old energetic, dynamic and enthusiastic Chris, went something like this…

  • Rock on a chair and fling toys across the table–break out into a “fit of rage”
  • Scream and pound himself on the floor–dump out a bin of toys
  • Lash out violently at mom when she tried to calm him down

There was so much noise and commotion coming from my home office; I worried my neighbors may call the police.… Read More >>

Uh-Oh? Is your Child Struggling with Listening?


In the speech-language world we call September and October the “Screening Months” for preschoolers.

It’s exciting to meet loads of fabulous kids. It was my third packed screening day when Ethan arrived with his parents – Jan & Samir had both taken time off work to ask their questions and to show off Ethan’s communication skills.… Read More >>

Up With Sounds!


“Up with Sounds!” is a week-long summer camp run by two registered Speech-Language Pathologists. Children and caregivers participate together in a fun, interactive, play-based learning environment. The focus is on supporting caregivers as they learn strategies to help their children improve their sounds and speak more clearly.… Read More >>