Monthly Archives: June 2015

Articulation On The Go

Many children that attend speech therapy at our San Francisco practice have trouble making speech sounds and receive therapy services for articulation delays or disorders. Articulation refers to using the mouth, tongue, teeth, and lips to make sounds. For parents whose kids are receiving speech therapy for articulation, it might be a good idea to practice some of the sounds in a natural way. Some fun ways to support what your child’s articulation therapy include: Reading books that have your child’s target sound. For example, if a child was having trouble with the “f” sound in the beginning of a … Continue reading

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Autism and Emotions-Movie “Inside Out” helps teach us both

I am so excited about the upcoming movie from Pixar, ‘Inside Out’. The film will be set in the head of a young girl, Riley Anderson, where five emotions—Joy, Anger, Disgust, Fear and Sadness—try to lead the girl through her life. As I sat through this preview I could not help but think about all of the people with autism who have a hard time understanding and expressing emotions. This movie also happens to be set in San Francisco, home to our speech therapy practice and many children with autism. There are many strategies to teaching emotions to children with … Continue reading

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