speech teletherapy

Top Five Speech Teletherapy Myths

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | January 10, 2021

Speech teletherapy continues to be an important way we deliver speech and language services to clients in Akron, Cleveland, Brecksville and throughout Northeast Ohio. We launched teletherapy services for speech, occupational, ABA and physical therapy in the early days of…

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ABA Therapists Can Help With Autism Food Aversions

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | January 5, 2021

Mealtimes are awash in rich sensory experiences, with an array of smells, temperatures, textures, sounds, tastes and interactions. Most people enjoy mealtimes and sharing these experiences with loved ones. But our ABA therapists recognize that for children on the autism…

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Articulation Disorders: An Explainer by Cleveland Speech Therapists

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | January 1, 2021

Among the many reasons children are referred to our Cleveland speech therapists are articulation disorders. A child with an articulation disorder has trouble forming speech sounds properly. This is slightly different from phonological disorders, in which a child can produce…

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Fun Holiday Gross Motor Skills Activities from our Akron Physical Therapists!

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | December 18, 2020

Looking for some ways to warm up and help your littles work out those wiggles? Our Akron physical therapists have lots fun holiday activities that incorporate gross motor skills development. For those who may be unfamiliar, gross motor skills are…

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ABA Therapy Insight: Differential Reinforcement, Explained

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | December 15, 2020

Differential reinforcement is a technique use by our Akron ABA therapy team to reinforce the behavior we want to see while not reinforcing the behavior we want to extinguish. It works well for children on the autism spectrum when applied…

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What to Look for in a Cleveland Pediatric Occupational Therapist

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | December 12, 2020

Pediatric occupational therapy is a broad discipline focused on helping children gain independence while also strengthening development of sensory motor skills, fine motor skills and visual skills needed to help kids function, socialize and participate in daily life. Most professionals…

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Speech Therapy Top Picks: Low-Tech Gifts for Language Learning

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | December 9, 2020

Our Brecksville speech therapy team at Therapy & Wellness Connection understands that more screen time among children is practically an inevitable pandemic reality. Parents are overwhelmed with juggling work, childcare and other responsibilities. But if you’re shopping for families of young…

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Akron ABA Therapy Tips on Planning for Tough Transitions

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | November 28, 2020

Let’s face it: Change is hard for all of us sometimes. But transitions from one thing to the next can be especially challenging for children with conditions like autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, ODD and others. Our Akron ABA therapy team…

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Infant Physical Therapy: What You Need to Know

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | November 16, 2020

Infant physical therapy can be one of the best forms of habilitative and rehabilitative treatment for babies who are delayed, disabled or who have suffered a birth injury or genetic condition. For our smallest patients, physical therapy is typically going…

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Finding the Best Speech Therapy Apps for Kids

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | November 10, 2020

There is no denying our kids are growing up in uniquely digital age. Our patients at Therapy & Wellness Connection often amaze us with how tech-savvy they are! It’s important as speech therapists and parents that we aren’t just giving…