Sparking the Progress of Baby’s Speech Development

Sparking the Progress of Baby’s Speech Development

  In the May/June 2018 issue of Well-Being, with the help of Susannah Silvia, Speech Language Pathologist and Clinical Director for Beyond Therapy for Kids, we shared commonly accepted guidelines for the normal development of a baby’s speech and language skills and offered milestones to help parents track their child’s progress. Once parents know the verbal tasks their child should be mastering as they grow, they can play a proactive role Read more »
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July 05, 2018
Marking the Milestones of Baby’s Speech Development

Marking the Milestones of Baby’s Speech Development

A baby’s first sounds are usually loud and clear and they express very effectively (although nonverbally) what they want us to know – “I’m hungry. I need to be changed. I’m afraid. I’m tired. I need to be held.” But as the weeks and months go by, babies learn to express themselves in new ways that are all a part of the development of language. Every babble, coo or first Read more »
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May 06, 2018
Are you stressing out your dog?

Are you stressing out your dog?

Ever notice that dogs and their humans start to look alike after a while? Well, it’s not just physical appearance that many dogs may come to share with their human “best friends,” but also their emotional state. When a dog owner is constantly stressed out, nervous or fearful, it can have a direct impact on their four-footed buddies and leave them suffering from anxiety as well. Or as one un-named Read more »
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May 06, 2018
The Alarming Rise in Child Suicide

The Alarming Rise in Child Suicide

And What You Should Know By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions Youth suicide is on the rise. After 15 years of decline, rates took a steady increase at the turn of the 21st century. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 15,141 youth suicides (ages 5-18) in the U.S. between 1999 and 2009. Between 2010 and 2016, there were 11,939 youth suicides, Read more »
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March 12, 2018
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