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Dads in Prison Connect With Their Kids Through Reading

Spending some time in Wisconsin this summer, I naturally enjoy learning about what is going on, unique to this area. I was riding my bike with a friend who lives at Elkhart Lake several months a year and volunteers at … Continue reading

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Worry Eaters Offer Opportunity For Kids To Share Concerns

We find PAL winners are natural subjects for developmental videos.  Showcasing differentiators of great language toys, I demonstrate how to optimize play with some amazingly fun toys and games that provide great opportunities for learning. Recently we sat down with some kids to … Continue reading

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Summer Speech Therapy Steps Into The Community

Many older speech therapy clients have goals about interacting in the community with socially appropriate greetings and conversations, so summer is a perfect time to get out into our towns and practice what we’ve learned throughout the year. I really … Continue reading

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New PAL Winners Bring Great Fun to Smart Summer Play

Since I am busy reviewing so many fantastic new products for the PAL Award, I have been a little lax in blogging for which I apologize to my readers. I did get “back in the saddle” tonight and I’m on … Continue reading

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Playonwords.com Presents Their Spring 2015 PAL Awards today

Here is the full press release.

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Spring PAL Awards Announced on NBC CT TV

Had a fun live interview with Kerri-Lee Mayland, sharing 7 of our Spring PAL Awards. Wish I could have shown all of them because we have a terrific group of fun toys, games and books that can encourage and build … Continue reading

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NBC CT Announcing Spring PAL Award Winners on Friday

Tomorrow on NBC CT,  I am featuring some of the PAL Award’s Spring winners that spark great fun and can keep language skills sharp over the summer–encouraging exploration and open-ended play. Here are the new products I am going to … Continue reading

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Delivering Speech Therapy Backwards

Every now and then we are challenged with a child who just can’t seem to produce the target sound, even when we try all our tricks. I was faced with just that the other day, as a 3 year-old has … Continue reading

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Jimmy Fallon Campaigns for DADA as First Word From Winnie

Okay let’s take a look at the combination of two things I enjoy when I get a chance– watching Jimmy Fallon and reading Parents Magazine. I think Jimmy Fallon is so clever, funny and kind. That’s why I like to … Continue reading

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Let the Children Learn Through Play in the New York Times

My daughter-in law texted the link to this article before it arrived on my driveway Sunday morning. She knows I am a big proponent of play in young children for many reasons. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association just released a parent survey … Continue reading

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