Cleveland ABA Therapy Strategies to Use at Home

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 13, 2022

Parents are a key part of the puzzle when it comes to successful Cleveland ABA therapy for kids on the autism spectrum. Knowing how to work on the skills we target in therapy in a home setting is important for…

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5 To-Dos After Cleveland Autism Diagnosis

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 13, 2022

A Cleveland autism diagnosis can leave parents reeling – even when it’s something you’ve been expecting as you awaited the results of ADOS testing and other examinations. Sometimes, it can feel like something of a relief. You finally have answers.…

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Cleveland Speech Therapists Offer Activities to Encourage Kids’ Language

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 12, 2022

May is Better Speech & Hearing Month, and the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders reports 1 in 12 kids age 3-17 in the U.S. has a disorder related to voice, speech, language or swallowing. Our Cleveland speech…

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Cleveland ABA Therapy Strategies

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 5, 2022

Approaches to Cleveland ABA therapy for children with autism can be varied depending on the provider. If your child is on the spectrum and you’ve been referred to behavior therapy by your pediatric specialist, it’s important to talk to the…

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“Late Talkers” Who Get Early Intervention Speech Therapy Have Better Long-Term Outcomes

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | April 13, 2022

As speech therapy providers, we’re well-acquainted with the fact that “late talkers” can benefit from early intervention. And while there is evidence those who “catch up” continue to be at moderate risk for further speech-language deficits as they get older,…

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Can Occupational Therapy Help Kids With ADHD?

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | March 20, 2022

Historically, children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) have been treated with medications like Ritalin, Adderall, and Dexadrine. But while these medications can be effective for some kids, they can also have significant adverse side effects. For many kids, occupational…

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Why Our Cleveland Speech Therapists LOVE Repetitive Picture Books for Kids

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | March 19, 2022

Any speech-language pathologist will tell you that pretty much all books are amazing tools for encouraging language development in your child. But when it comes to younger kids,  it’s the predictive, repetitive picture books that are best. This is especially…

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Speech Therapists Encourage Parents to Read to Kids Early & Often

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | March 19, 2022

It’s International Read to Me Day! Our speech therapists know that reading to your kids early and often helps them make tremendous speech & language strides. The Cuyahoga County Library has TONS of great recommendations for amazing children’s books. Repetitive…

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ABA Therapy Explainer: What’s a Functional Behavior Assessment?

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | March 9, 2022

When your child starts ABA therapy, there are a lot of vocabulary words and acronyms that seem to get thrown around, and it can take some type to truly get a grasp on it all. Functional Behavior Assessment, or FBA,…

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Thrive Summer Camp 2022 Registration is Open!

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | February 18, 2022

Registration is now open for Thrive Summer Camp 2022, hosted by Therapy & Wellness Connection. Headquartered at our Brecksville pediatric therapy clinic, kids of all ages & abilities are welcome. Camp activities are therapist-led, meaning our speech, occupational, physical, and…