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This week's post is the final in my 8-week series highlighting typical speech and language development for young children ages birth to 5. Today's post specifically addresses what ''normal'' speech and language development looks like for a five year old child.
The Babycenter website states the following information about children this age:
This is week 6 of my 8 week series highlighting what typical speech and language development looks like in young children. This week's post will focus on the growth that happens between ages 3 and 4. During this year, young children really leave the baby and toddler time behind. Many are entering preschool and are ready to become a ''big kid''. ...
If your preschool early intervention program is like ours, you too have two full weeks off from school over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Although I am very excited for some restful time at home to snuggle with my girls and maybe sleep past 7am (maybe!), I am also concerned about the long time off from both school and speech therapy ...
Well, it is that time of the year again. Labor Day is now over, September is here and the school year is about to begin!
If you are the parent of a young child with special needs who is heading off to their first day of preschool, do you feel ready? Is your little one ready?
Here are some things to think about when sending your child off to ...
Over the past two Tuesdays I presented some of the results from the Early Intervention Parent Survey completed by our readers earlier this summer. Today I am going to present the next part of the results which look mainly at the 3-5 program. Just as with the Birth to 3 program, all four disciplines were represented: Speech Therapy, Occupational ...
Last week's post was the first of a series of posts that will present and discuss the results from my Early Intervention Parent Survey. The survey focuses on both the Birth to 3 and the 3 to 5 program, asking parents for feedback regarding their experiences and that of their child. Last week, I posted the parent responses regarding whether or not ...
''The Biggest Pizza Ever'' by JibJab Jr. is a fun book app that you can use to work on answering ''wh'' questions, teaching verbs, stating emotions and much much more.
Here's how it works:
Choose who is going to be the main character of the book and then choose Create Character and add photo, name, and skin type.
Now you are ready to ...
Here are two very simple vegetable based recipes for picky eaters to enjoy! Both require just a few basic ingredients and are easy to prepare. Pieces are also tiny enough for little hands and mouths to handle independently! Both dishes are favorites in my home, and I hope they will be in yours!
You will need:
Fresh baby ...
Dealing with a picky eater (my very own 2-year-old daughter) on a daily basis can be quite daunting at times. She has a mother who loves to cook, bake, and sample a wide variety of foods and flavors as much as humanly possible. Needless to say, I thoroughly enjoy and look forward to taking culinary risks in the kitchen. In addition, I am extremely ...
Now that the week is just about finished (Happy Friday!) and
St. Patty's Day is just a day away, I thought I would share some really simple
activities you can do at home with your little ones - and picky eaters! - to celebrate
this oh-so-green holiday!
Try Some Kid-Friendly GREEN foods!
Green Jell-O® Jigglers
Make lime GREEN Jell-O by ...