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By Barbara A. Samfield, MA-CCC/SLP

 

Keeping children occupied during a dinner party can be a challenge. The Speech Chix to the rescue! The following are some ideas our Speech therapists and office staff have tried themselves.

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By Barbara A. Samfield, MA-CCC/SLP

 

With Halloween just around the corner, we are sharing one of our favorite craft activities…the Creepy Crawling (not so Itsy Bitsy) Spider. This activity has been a hit with our clients year after year. Boys and girls enjoy walking their large, creepy crawling spiders down the hall and attempting to scare their parents.  While having fun as you make the spider, it is also an opportunity to build some language, speech, and fine motor skills by doing any one or more of the following:

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By Barbara A. Samfield, MA-CCC/SLP

 

Are you and your tween or teen “back-to-school ready?”

 

Parents, students, and even teachers enjoy getting into the “back-to-school” spirit after summer vacation.  Shopping for supplies and clothes may be fun, but for most, smartphones or tablet devices top the list of “must haves.”

 

But, that’s not all there is to getting “back-to-school ready.”

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By Barbara A. Samfield, MA-CCC/SLP

 

Have you ever experienced difficulty speaking while traveling as a person who stutters?  Have you or a loved one who stutters ever had trouble talking when stopped for a traffic violation?

 

People who stutter often have problems answering questions when confronted. If you are a teenager or adult who stutters, then you have probably struggled in these stressful situations.

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