OUR GIFT to #ASHA15 Customers!

Written by milestonesandmiracles on . Posted in Learning through play, School Therapy, Speech and Language, Speech Therapy, Uncategorized

We are packing our bags and headed to DENVER!  This year’s National ASHA Conference is the biggest conference we have attended and we are thrilled and honored to be among 12,000 Speech Therapists as speakers and as vendors! We hope if you are attending, you will come see us at BOOTH #358 where we will […]

The POWER of LANGUAGE in WORDLESS PICTURE BOOKS

Written by milestonesandmiracles on . Posted in Best Toys, child development, Communication, Family, Kids books, School Therapy, Speech and Language

If you are a follower of our blog you well know by now that I am a children’s book nerd.  I love all kids’ books…even love those without words.  How can that be, you may ask, I am a speech-language pathologist, after all?!  Words are my life!!  Well, it can be because WORDLESS PICTURE BOOKS […]

Milestone or Modern Convenience Part II: What to do when the convenience becomes a hard habit to break

Written by milestonesandmiracles on . Posted in child development, Family, Milestones and Miracles, New baby, Nutrition, parenting, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language, Speech Therapy

Lacy recently wrote a blog for Virginia’s Early Intervention Program – specifically geared for therapists that work for that program, but the information is important for clinicians AND parents and caregivers. We have reposted it here but you can find the original HERE.   Written by: Lacy Morise, M.S. CCC/SLP   If you haven’t read […]

Milestone or Modern Convenience? Part 1: OverUse of the Sippy Cup or Pacifier

Written by milestonesandmiracles on . Posted in child development, Communication, Family, Milestones and Miracles, New baby, Nutrition, parenting, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language, Speech Therapy

Lacy recently wrote a blog for Virginia’s Early Intervention Program – specifically geared for therapists that work for that program, but the information is important for clinicians AND parents and caregivers. We have reposted it here but you can find the original HERE.   Written by: Lacy Morise, M.S. CCC/SLP Although shocking to many, the […]

COMMUNICATION FOR ALL – How AAC Helps Children Find Their Voice

Written by milestonesandmiracles on . Posted in child development, Communication, Family, Milestones and Miracles, Special Education, Special Needs, Speech and Language, Speech Therapy

This post was originally written for Child Guide Magazine. Check out the many resources Child Guide offers as well as this article and others HERE.   What comes to your mind when you hear the word “communication”? Do you think of talking? That is what most people consider to be communication. But what if you […]

Why Moo, Baa and La La La Matter (and crash, boom and bam too!)

Written by milestonesandmiracles on . Posted in child development, Learning through play, parenting, Speech and Language, Speech Therapy

I commonly ask the following question when I enter a home for a new evaluation: “What animal sounds does Johnny make?” Or I might ask, “Does he make any car noises or crashing sounds?” Although I know why I ask those types of questions I recently put myself in the parents’ shoes. The parent who […]

Print or Digital? Which version is best for you?

Written by milestonesandmiracles on . Posted in child development, Fine Motor Development, Learning through play, Milestones and Miracles, New baby, parenting, Special Needs, Speech and Language

From the beginning of our business, we have enjoyed sharing our visions and dreams with you – our friends and family personally, professionally, and those who we have connected with through our shared passion for play as the best way for a child to learn and bond with a parent. For those reasons and more, […]

BIG INSPIRATION IN A tiny PACKAGE- how a little girl with CAS taught me to believe and persevere.

Written by milestonesandmiracles on . Posted in child development, Special Education, Special Needs, Speech and Language, Speech Therapy

I received the phone call after recently rejoining the workforce from  maternity leave with my second child.  I remember exactly where I was when the service coordinator called to ask if I would consider joining the team of a  2 year old diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) whose parents are both special educators.  […]

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