Tips for parents
September 23, 2022

Welcome Back to School – Are you Ready?

Is your child ready for school? Many children lose important skills over the summer. Back to School Reading Tips: 1. Set a routine. Find a time that works best for…
Tips for parents
September 26, 2022

Word Retrieval: What is it and how does it impact expression?

Many adults can relate to having a word at the "tip of their tongue" but not being able to speak it. Like adults, kids have trouble with this at times…
Dyslexia awareness
October 1, 2022

Dyslexia affects 20 percent of the population and represents 80-90 percent of all those with learning disabilities.

Know The Signs: Preschool years Signs that a young child may be at risk of dyslexia: Delay in language development and or family history of speech/language disorder Slow to learn…
Dyslexia awareness
October 7, 2022

Reading Comprehension: The Ability to Understand and Interpret What You Read

Comprehension is the ultimate goal of reading. Experienced readers may take this for granted, and many are not familiar with the skills that go into extracting meaning from what they…
Dyslexia awareness
October 14, 2022

Executive Function Skills

Executive Function: How does it impact literacy? The executive function system manages and regulates multiple cognitive processes including speech, language, reading, and writing skills. Executive function skills develop throughout childhood…
Dyslexia awareness
October 22, 2022

How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help?

I am often asked, "Why do I need a speech therapist, there's nothing wrong with my child's speech?" The answer is it's not speech; it's language. Rather than being trained…
Dyslexia awareness
October 29, 2022, a campaign to encourage a wide range of organizations to work at the state and local level to Get Georgia Reading, reports that strong language skills are the number one…
Tips for parents
November 11, 2022

Phonological Awareness Skills

A variety of speech and language skills help lay the foundation for learning to read and write, not the least of these is phonological awareness. Phonological or phonemic awareness is…
Holiday Wishes
November 20, 2022

Have a Wonderful Thanksgiving!