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Brooklyn-Based Speech Buddies Launches Online Marketplace

Brooklyn-Based Speech Buddies Launches Online Marketplace

Speech Buddies Connect is an online marketplace that connects families with children with speech issues with local speech professionals.

When Your Child Should See a Speech-Language Pathologist

When Your Child Should See a Speech-Language Pathologist

Concerned about your child meeting speech-language milestones when they should? Wonder when you should take your child to a speech-language pathologist? Betty Aboff, MA., CCC-SLP, answers your questions.

Manhattan-Based Therapist Launches Speech Booster Program

Manhattan-Based Therapist Launches Speech Booster Program

Melissa Heller, M.S., CCC-SLP, now offers her Speech Booster program, a speech therapy that involves parents and promotes the home-school connection, to children in Manhattan.

Experienced Speech-Language Pathologist Joins MSKA LLC

Experienced Speech-Language Pathologist Joins MSKA LLC

MKSA LLC, which offers speech therapy and early intervention services for children in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island, welcomes Betty Aboff, M.A., CCC-SLP, as a speech-language pathologist in Brooklyn and Queens.

Island Wide Speech Develops Group Language Therapy Program

Island Wide Speech Develops Group Language Therapy Program

Island Wide Speech, an auditory, speech, and language center on Long Island, is developing its group therapy sessions to promote interaction and speech development.

Aim High Speech and Occupational Therapy Services is Now Hiring an OT

Aim High Speech and Occupational Therapy Services is Now Hiring an OT

The speech therapists at Aim High Speech and Occupational Therapy Services are currently hiring an occupational therapist. The Forest Hills therapy center offers speech therapy services, as well as bilingual therapy services, including Russian-English and Spanish-English.

Los Ninos Expands Early Intervention Services to Staten Island

Los Ninos Expands Early Intervention Services to Staten Island

Los Ninos, which provides on-site and in-home ABA services for young children with autism and developmental delays, has taken over the organization formerly known as CHIP on Staten Island, where it will expand its early intervention services.

Ask the Expert: What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?

Ask the Expert: What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?

Wondering about childhood apraxia of speech? An NYC-based speech-language pathologist weighs in on the pediatric speech disorder, explaining what apraxia is and how it's treated in children.

Ask the Expert: My Child Is 2 and Only Says a Few Words, Should I Be Concerned?

Ask the Expert: My Child Is 2 and Only Says a Few Words, Should I Be Concerned?

If your child is 2 years old and only says a few words, you may be concerned that he has a speech delay or disorder. Here, a Manhattan speech-language pathologist explains what parents should do in this case.

New York Therapy Placement Services Re-Launches Saturday Program

New York Therapy Placement Services Re-Launches Saturday Program

New York Therapy Placement Services, which offers a variety of therapy services for kids in Port Jefferson including speech, occupational, and physical therapy, will re-launch its Saturday sensory motor and social skills groups for children.

Jewels Insitute Yoga Fundraiser Raises $6,000 for Children's Speech Therapy Program

Jewels Insitute Yoga Fundraiser Raises $6,000 for Children's Speech Therapy Program

The Jewels Institute, a nonprofit organization in New Rochelle, hosted a yoga fundraiser to raise money for its free Speak to the Beat program, a speech therapy program offered to local children who are underserved or have special needs.

Jeepers Peepers Game Helps Kids Develop Early Language Skills

Jeepers Peepers Game Helps Kids Develop Early Language Skills

Jeepers Peepers, The Ask and Answer Question Game, puts a fun spin on the age-old 20 Questions game and helps kids develop early language and a host of other skills.

Speech Disorders: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Resources

Speech Disorders: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Resources

Speech disorders, which include stuttering, affect five to 10 percent of all kids, can have affects on social interactions and behavior as well as self-esteem. Boys are about four times more likely to have speech disorders than girls.

How to Recognize a Social Language Deficit in Children and Help Them Overcome It

How to Recognize a Social Language Deficit in Children and Help Them Overcome It

Children with social and pragmatic deficits often have difficulty making friends and generally succeeding in social situations. Find out how to recognize a deficit in social language skills and how targeted help can be effective for your child.

Stuttering in Children: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Finding Support

Stuttering in Children: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Finding Support

About 5 percent of kids stutter at some point in their young lives, and most (with early intervention) leave it behind for good. Our experts explain the disorder and how to manage it.

Alternatives to Speech Therapy for Stutterers

Alternatives to Speech Therapy for Stutterers

If you have a child who stutters, learn about alternatives to speech therapy, including drug therapy and specialized electronic devices.

New in Manhattan - Speech Zone & Skateboarding Camp

New in Manhattan - Speech Zone & Skateboarding Camp

2 new places have landed on the scene in NYC for kids! One is a series of social group classes for children with special needs, the other is a camp made for skaters...

Does My Child Have a Disability?

Does My Child Have a Disability?

If parents are concerned that their child is “different”, it could just mean they are “delayed"...




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