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Children with ADHD

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Children With ADHD Kids are known to have increased energy and occasionally be disruptive (life would be boring without them though, wouldn’t it?!). Many parents wonder, however, is their child displaying typical “kid behavior” or could it be something [...]

Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

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Velopharyngeal Dysfunction in Pediatric Population Before talking about velopharyngeal dysfunction, is important to understand what is typical velopharyngeal function: The velopharyngeal valve is made up of:  “Velum”, also known as the soft palate “Lateral Pharyngeal Walls”, also known as the side walls [...]

Phonological Processes

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What is a Phonological Process? Have you ever heard your child say words like “wain” for “rain”, or “pane” for “plane”? For some, it can be extremely cute to hear a child speak in this manner, and while it’s [...]

Selective Mutism

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What is Selective Mutism?  I met a 4-year-old child at a birthday party and said, “Hi! What’s your name?”; the child stares back at you, but does not answer… You ask a different question, “Are you having fun?”, but [...]

Zones of Regulation

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The Zones of Regulation  Self-regulation is the ability to manage your emotions and behaviors in accordance with the demands of each situation. We are all continually working on self-regulating, as we all experience emotions. When we recognize that we are becoming [...]

All About Echolalia

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All About Echolalia  As children learn to talk and communicate with others, it is common for them to repeat what they’ve heard. By age 3, frequent repetition of words and phrases will typically subside. For children with Autism Spectrum [...]

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