“Blindness cuts us from things, but deafness cuts us from people”- Helen Keller

Hearing is vital to the development of one's communication and their personality. It is the epicenter for speech and language development. Simply put, if you can't hear, you can't speak Do this right now. Find a partner and say a few sentences to them, without using your voice. Just by making the movements with your …

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“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing”- George Bernard Shaw

'Let's play', the magic phrase in my profession. Being a speech therapist, play and communication are like inseparable siblings to me. They are always together. Children are naturally drawn to the experience of play, which makes my work fun. It is important for the child, because it is through play, they develop their interests, social-emotional …

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‘Children are great imitators, so give them something great to imitate’- Anonymous

'Let's wait for your turn', I told one of the parents, who came to see me with their 16- month old. They seemed surprised and the mother asked me, 'Why should we wait, we need to keep playing and engaging the child right?' I was glad, she asked me that question, because what followed was …

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“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity”- Weil

Talking, speaking, saying, telling- synonyms that underline our ability to communicate to the world. The most complex, yet marvelous gift bestowed on us. Lucky me, every day I have the privilege of teaching this skill to a determined group of individuals , who constantly remind me, how much the power to communicate is taken for …

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“Children are made readers in the laps of their parents”- Emilie Buchwald

The Three Bears, by Byron Barton. A book that changed our lives. Wait a second, how can a papa bear, mama bear, baby bear and Goldilocks change someone's life? Well, that's exactly what it did. The bears helped us bond as a family, and Goldilocks enlightened us to stay away from other's property, and always …

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