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What Are the Main Goals of the Prompt Therapy Approach?

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PROMPT stands for Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets   PROMPT therapy is a technique that can be used to treat a variety of speech delays and disorders. PROMPT is particularly helpful in the treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). Children diagnosed with CAS often lack planning and coordination of the articulators, which…

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What Does the Kaufman Apraxia Test Assess For?

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If you look back at our previous blog, Imitating Speech: What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and How Might it Affect My Child, you will see a breakdown of what Childhood Apraxia of Speech is and how it presents in young children. In a nutshell, CAS involves lack of planning and coordination of the…

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5 Benefits of Doing Occupational Therapy Through Telehealth

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It’s hard to believe that almost three years ago we were ‘forced’ to switch to teletherapy for occupational therapy services. Today, we are still providing teletherapy; but this method of treatment is anything but forced. There are several unique benefits of doing occupational therapy through telehealth. Convenience This may be the most obvious of all…

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Treating Childhood Apraxia of Speech through Telepractice

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Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a developmental disorder that is typically diagnosed by 2 years of age. Children with apraxia present with inconsistent speech sound errors on consonants and vowels and in repeated productions of syllables and words. Usually, these children also have difficulty imitating their parents when asked to repeat words back when…

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Foods that Encourage Chewing

Beginning Stage: Cubes of hard cheese such as cheddar, Monterrey jack, and American Cubes of white meat, chicken roll, and turkey roll Partially cooked carrots, potatoes, green beans – cubed or cut in lengths for biting Grilled cheese sandwiches – cubes or strips French toast – cubes or strips Firm omelets – cubes or strips…

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Helping Children with Challenges Thrive

Check out our recent article featured in Decatur Living Magazine! Click this link: “Helping Children with Challenges Thrive” For more information on occupation therapy and speech therapy in the Atlanta area visit or call us at 770-209-9826!

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Normal Speech Development: When should I expect my child to talk?

All children develop speech and language skills at different times. We as speech language pathologists, however, become concerned when children are falling significantly below their age level for both understanding and talking. Here are a few guidelines you can use to see if your children are developing speech and language skills appropriately:7 months – 1…

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PediaSpeech now specializes in Cleft Lip & Palate

Cleft lip and palate are birth defects that happen while a baby is developing in the uterus. During the 6th to 10th week of pregnancy, the bones and tissues of a baby’s upper jaw, nose, and mouth normally come together (fuse) to form the roof of the mouth and the upper lip. If the tissue…

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