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Early Intervention Speech Therapy

iPad Accessories for Young Children
September 30, 2014 7:39 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
Last week I attended a review meeting for a little girl I work with weekly. After the meeting, her mom shared that she had purchased the "Laugh & Learn Apptivity Creation Center" by Fisher Price for her daughter to help her to use the iPad safely Read More...
Easy Resources to Share with Parents
September 19, 2014 9:09 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
My last two posts addressed the challenge of implementing items that families have in their home to support therapy and IFSP goals and strategies. In my posts I specifically addressed populations that may not have access to many books and toys for their Read More...
Using Items in the Home, Continued
September 16, 2014 8:00 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
Last week I wrote a post about the task of only using items found in the various homes where you are doing therapy. This is the expectation we work under in the county where I practice speech therapy. When you work in impoverished areas, this can definitely Read More...
Apraxia Apps for the iPad
August 15, 2014 7:37 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
Apraxia remains for me one of the most challenging conditions to treat in early intervention. I am always looking for new ways to improve my therapy and the quality of resources to share with my students and their families. Recently I began researching Read More...
Getting Ready for Summer!
June 10, 2014 9:14 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
This is officially our last week of preschool, then we have 3 weeks off and then summer school begins. Over the last 5 years of writing the blog I have tackled many topics regarding this time of year, such as preparing for summer speech services and recipes Read More...
Normal Speech and Language Growth: Ages 2 to 3 years
February 5, 2013 1:38 PM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
Thank you for joining me for week 5 of my Normal Speech and Language Development Series! This week I am narrowing my look at children ages two to three years of age, as well as exploring the vast range of "normal" that exists when looking at childhood Read More...
Normal Speech and Language Development: Birth to 1 Year, Continued
January 15, 2013 8:49 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
Last week was the first of my 8 weeks series on what normal typical development looks like in young children ages 0 to 5 years. In addition, I shared WHY I feel this series is especially important for parents, as knowledge is power and the more information Read More...
Normal Speech and Language Development for Babies – Birth to 1 year
January 8, 2013 8:52 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
As promised, today's post is the first in my 8 week series of posts dedicated to looking at normal, typical development in babies, toddlers and young children! This vital piece of information for parents is unfortunately not always well-known. Some hospitals Read More...
The Magic of Pinterest
December 4, 2012 9:01 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
As promised this month's posts will be full of fun holiday therapy crafts, recipes and activities! Today's post highlights just some of the endless ideas which can be found on Pinterest. For those of you who are new to the Pinterest scene, the following Read More...
Speech and Language Christmas Crafts 2012
November 27, 2012 8:43 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to All! Over the next month I will be highlighting holiday recipes, crafts and various speech and language activities that can be used both in the classroom and at home with young children in need of speech and language Read More...
Recipe: Exploring the Dairy Allergy
June 1, 2012 9:07 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
As promised, starting today and continuing throughout the summer I will be exploring the world of food allergies. In spring of 2011, I wrote several posts highlighting gluten free resources and recipes. Now and throughout the month of June, I am going Read More...
Better Hearing & Speech Month Is Here!
May 1, 2012 7:00 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
Today's post is a reminder that the month of May is Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM), and this year's theme is "Connecting People Through Communication." Today is May 1, and I thought the ideal way to kick off this month was to create a resource Read More...
"Unique Among the Blogs"
March 27, 2012 8:00 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
It has been several months (or longer) since I wrote a post sharing web-related resources for therapists and parents. However, when our Early Intervention Speech Therapy Blog was officially recognized by the ASHAsphere , which is "the official blog of Read More...
Drink Recipes for St. Patrick's Day!
March 9, 2012 9:15 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
Today's post is full of yummy drink recipes for the little leprechauns in your life! Recipe 1: Rainbow Punch You will need: food coloring (several colors) seltzer water white grape juice straws clear colored cups (so you can see the rainbow!) Steps About Read More...
Recipe: In Like A Lamb?
March 2, 2012 9:00 AM by Stephanie Bruno-Dowling
Welcome to March! I love March, as it lets us know that SPRING is not too far away! If you cannot tell, I am very tired of winter! Luckily it seems as though March is entering like a LAMB this year, as the temperatures are steadily holding in the 50s Read More...


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    Stephanie Bruno Dowling, M.S. CCC-SLP
    Occupation: Speech-Language Pathologist
    Setting: Early Intervention in Delaware County, PA
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