By Hope Hagerman, Speech-Language Pathologist Did you know that ear infections are among the most common sicknesses during childhood? Also known as otitis media, ear infections can be very painful, and studies have shown that many children will have at least one acute...read more
One important topic in the pediatric population is core strength. Core strength is when the muscles around the front of your stomach, the sides of your stomach and your lower back (also known as core muscles) are strong. If these muscles are weak then it can cause...read more
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The Importance of Reading Intervention at an Early Age
By: Daley Johnston M.A., CF-SLP
“The single most important activity for building knowledge for their eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children,” stressed Becoming a Nation of Readers, a 1985 report by the Commission on Reading. It is important to read aloud to children of all ages. It is important from infancy through the high school years. Families and teachers can create and continue a tradition, introduce and reinforce the pleasures of reading, and, as children get older, set the stage for meaningful conversations about numerous topics.
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