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SPEECH AND LANGUAGE ON VACATION

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE ON VACATION

 

Family vacations are a wonderful opportunity to teach vocabulary, story telling, articulation/phonological awareness, and social skills. Below are some fun ideas for practicing your child’s speech and language goals while on the road.

Seven Bridges Therapy adds new Walnut Creek Location

New Walnut Creek Location

Seven Bridges Therapy is excited to announce the opening of our Walnut Creek location in August 2019. This location will service individuals residing in Martinez, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Lafayette, Alamo, Danville, San Ramon and so much more!

 

Seven Bridges Therapy offers services consisting of speech, language and social groups for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, auditory processing and language development delays.

Strategies for Transitioning to New Spaces with New People

Strategies for Transitioning to New Spaces with New People

New spaces and transitions can be difficult for many children and even more so children with a medical diagnosis such as Autism or Attention-Deficit-Disorder. Below are some suggestions for helping your child become familiar with a new space, specifically a new therapy room and new speech therapist.

Speech and Language Therapy in the South Bay

Seven Bridges is opening their sixth private practice speech and language therapy office on March 13, 2019. This new location will service individuals in the South Bay consisting of Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Redwood City, Portola, Atherton, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Atherton, Loyola and surrounding areas.

Seven Bridges Speech Pathology New Mountain View Office

Seven Bridges Speech Pathology / Seven Bridges Therapy is excited to announce our new South Bay location opening in March 2019.   We will be at 229 Polaris Ave, #14, Mountain View CA 94043.

We are happy to be able to service our insurance and private pay clients in the South Bay including Redwood City, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Sunnyvale and Santa Clara.

Not talking Yet? Here are some tips!

Is your two year old not talking yet?

Here are some basic techniques you can employ right away to help him get started:

1-Start teaching him signs. Good first sign words are more, open, help and all done. Pair the sign with the word every time you use it.

IEP Meetings-A Process

Attending an IEP meeting is inherently a stressful, often fearful, time for parents. An initial IEP occurs after a child has been assessed for the very first time, usually around age 3. A speech therapist and possibly a psychologist are scheduled to visit your home and interview you about how your child communicates and behaves.

Techniques to help your child talk more-For children with Autism or language delays

Ask Questions:

Asking questions is usually a quick go-to when wanting your child to speak. What's that? Where is it? Do you want it? There are other less demanding ways though to help your child speak more often. If you have a child on the Autism Spectrum, all the more important to use varying techniques to help your child speak more often but more importantly, spontaneously.