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Brecksville Speech Therapists Weigh In on “Late Talkers”: Do They Grow Out of It?

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | March 23, 2023

If you’re child is a late talker, maybe you’ve heard the phrase, “He’s just a late bloomer.” You might have even been told not to worry, as they’ll grow out of it. Our Brecksville speech therapists disagree with this advice,…

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How Cleveland Speech Therapists Contribute to Child Autism Treatment

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | March 18, 2023

A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics revealed autism rates in the U.S. have tripled in the last two decades. There is some debate about whether this means the condition is becoming more common or whether we’re just better…

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Akron Occupational Therapists on Importance of Pretend Play

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | March 15, 2023

Our Akron occupational therapists often remark that we “get paid to play.” That’s because from the outside looking in, a pediatric occupational therapy session can look a whole lot like we’re “just playing.” But this overlooks the reality that play…

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Why Our Akron ABA Therapists Say “Expected/Unexpected” vs. “Good/Bad”

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | March 7, 2023

As Akron ABA therapists, we recognize that words matter. The language we use when working with children on the autism spectrum is important and should be carefully considered. When we’re talking about social communication and behavior, we’re careful not to…

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Cleveland Speech Therapists on How Feeding Problems Can Become Speech Problems

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | February 20, 2023

When a child has issues with feeding & swallowing, these can often lead to speech & language issues – especially if untreated. The Cleveland speech therapists at Therapy & Wellness Connection treat both kids with feeding and swallowing problems as…

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Akron Occupational Therapy Approaches to Sensory Processing Disorder for Kids With Autism

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | February 18, 2023

As Akron occupational therapy practitioners, we know that for a very long time, sensory processing disorder was conflated with autism. Why? Because it’s so incredibly prevalent among them. One study published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy further affirms…

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What We Look for When Hiring Registered Behavior Technicians for Akron ABA Therapy

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | February 11, 2023

The demand for hiring registered behavior technicians has never been higher. In fact, it’s estimated the profession with have a growth rate of between 12 to 17 percent nationally over the next decade, according to the BACB Board. Registered behavior…

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Cleveland Speech Therapy for Kids With Deletion Syndrome

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | February 3, 2023

As providers of Cleveland speech therapy, our team at Therapy & Wellness Connection treats children with a broad range of speech-language delays and disorders. One condition that is common – but often underrecognized – and correlated with impaired language development…

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How Our Akron ABA Therapists Work With Occupational Therapists to Provide Kids Optimal Care

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | January 23, 2023

When it comes to treating a child with developmental delays, disabilities, or injuries, it’s important to keep in mind that a child is a whole person. What we mean by that is that when we’re treating a child with complex…

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7 Ways a Cleveland Occupational Therapist Can Help Your Child

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | January 22, 2023

If your child has been referred to a Cleveland occupational therapist, you may be wondering why. After all, it’s not as if kids have “occupations” – right? In fact, they do! A child’s occupation is to learn, grow, and play.…