What does a Speech Language Pathologist do?
Surprise….it’s MORE than you think!
What is a Speech-Language Pathologist?
A Speech-Language Pathologist (commonly called a Speech Therapist) is a skilled, licensed, master’s level health care professional who diagnoses and treats communication and swallowing disorders. In order to practice, A Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) must obtain Read More
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
& Sensory Processing Disorder
What’s the difference?
At first, a description of a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and can sound the same as a child with Sensory Processing Disorder. Constant fidgeting, difficulty paying attention, getting easily frustrated, being impulsive, having meltdowns in public, difficulty focusing with distractions, playing roughly and taking physical risks can be a sign of BOTH ADHD and SPD. Although ADHD and SPD share similar characteristics, treatment for ADHD and SPD are very different because they address different underlying causes/issues. Read More
Let’s face it, getting children to try new foods can be difficult for any parent. Often times, parents attribute their child’s picky eating to “typical toddler behavior”, “being stubborn” or “having control issues”; however, there is a fine line between a child being a “picky eater” versus a “problem eater”. Read More