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What is Stuttering?

What is Stuttering?

Written By: Cassie Hicks, M.S., CCC-SLP Stuttering is a disorder that is characterized by an increased number of disfluencies while speaking. There are different types of disfluencies including whole (“I want want want to play”) and part-word (“I wa-wa-want to play”)...
Encourage Your Child to Use More Language

Encourage Your Child to Use More Language

What “Environmental Sabotage” is and how to make it work for you! Written By: Karina Lee, M.S., SLP-CF, Edited by: Megan Sliski, PT, DPT No one knows a child better than their parents/caregivers do. As parents, it’s your job to provide for your child’s...
How To Elicit Imitation From Your Little One at Home

How To Elicit Imitation From Your Little One at Home

Written by Progressive Pediatric Staff Member Why is imitation important?  When children imitate language and behaviors, they are building blocks in their skill development because they get to have a model of these skills while they’re learning! Children learn...
Infant and Toddler Toy Recommendations

Infant and Toddler Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Brittni Barnes, OTR/L & Teresa Hans, OTR/L Ever wanted to know what toys therapists LOVE for different developmental stages? Progressive Pediatric Therapy staff have compiled a list for the different ages and stages to foster development!...
Speech Therapy: Approach to Writing

Speech Therapy: Approach to Writing

Written by: Regina De Canto, M.S, CCC-SLP The approach to writing from a speech therapy perspective When it comes to writing, what exactly are speech therapists looking for and how are they helping their young clients? Speech therapy works on expressive and receptive...