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Positive Parenting Solutions

As parents, we have all experienced days with our young children that we thought were NEVER going to end. No one has listened all day long, toys are everywhere, and now one of them is whining for cookies as you’re about to start making dinner. Multiple attempts have been made to fix bad behavior, but […]

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Creating a Family Vision Board

It may be February, but it’s still early enough in the year to recommit to any forgotten New Year’s Resolutions we promised ourselves with a simple shift in mindset. First, give yourself a pat on the back for planning to make positive changes in your daily routine, and second, never be afraid to hit the […]

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Diet Changes and Autism

By Dr. Vladimir Barayev There are some very vocal people who have claimed that the symptoms of autism can be alleviated or even cured through a change in the types of food children eat specifically by removing gluten (wheat) and casein (dairy) from their diets. The reason for this assumption is that these foods supposedly […]

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Self-Esteem in Children with Speech and Language Impairments

As parents, we are bombarded with endless chatter from our children, whether it is a request for more snacks, a story about school, or an endless tale about the latest YouTube video they have been watching. It can take a toll on our mental well-being, and make us long for the days when our only concern […]

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The Teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through Your Child’s Eyes

This January every child in school is learning about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights leader born on January 15th, 1929, in Atlanta Georgia, who is best known for advancing the civil rights movement and his famous “I Have A Dream” speech. It is information that can be read, memorized, and regurgitated for an exam or a brief moment in their academic year, but what information can you teach your child to make Dr. King’s message relate to them on a level of understanding they can truly comprehend and use to keep his message alive?


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Easing Back to School Jitters

Read a Book Together A good book can go a long way! Here are some great reads to help ease anxiety about the upcoming school year. Brown Bear Starts School by Sue Tarsky and Marina Aizen (Suggested for Pre-K through Kindergarten) David Goes To School by David Shannon (Suggested for Pre-K through 3rd grade) The Night Before […]

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Speech & Occupational Therapy Lingo

Have you ever heard a therapist use terms such as “joint attention” or “bilateral coordination” and thought, “What does that even mean?!” Well, you aren’t alone! To make things a little easier, we put together a list of some commonly used terms by speech & occupational therapists and defined them in layman’s terms. Speech Therapy […]

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Interning at The Sensory Studio

Often the nameless workers behind extraordinary accomplishments, interns frequently go unrecognized in their efforts. They hide behind the curtains at some companies, but The Sensory Studio wants to ensure this is never the case here! We would love to take this day as an opportunity to express our appreciation for our current and past interns. […]

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Summer Activities: Jellyfish Craft

This Jellyfish Craft is a great summer activity for those awful rainy days that just don’t seem to go away. You and your child can have a blast making this craft while working on language skills, following directions, reading comprehension, and fine motor skills. These skills are targeted in both speech and occupational therapy. When […]

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Does Your Child Stutter? Well-known Celebrities Do Too!

When thinking about people who either have a speech impediment or are on the spectrum, A-list celebrities aren’t the first ones that come to mind. We watch them act in movies, speaking as fluently as the average person. But for some celebrities, they had to overcome childhood speech impediments. Additionally, one person listed below was […]