So I have been very into using my iPad this past year in therapy. So much that you would think I was as attached to it as the preschoolers that request it when we start our sessions! I love my iPad but I think the preschoolers love it more 😉 SO, why do I Continue reading
On Being An SLP and Mom-To-Be
Being a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) has prepared me for a lot of things when it comes to interacting with young children. The one thing it has not prepared me for is pregnancy, birth, and motherhood! Yes, I know the developmental milestones for feeding, speech, language, play and other related topics. I know how Continue reading
4 Tips for Choosing the Best Books to Read to Preschoolers
4 Tips for Choosing the Best Books to Read to Preschoolers By Hallie Bulkin There are so many wonderful children’s books available these days. This is why it is important to have a strategy to pick amongst the many available options! So how do you choose amongst the sea of children’s books? You narrow it Continue reading
The iPad in Therapy: To Be or Not To Be?
The iPad in Therapy: To Be or Not To Be?? By Hallie Bulkin Many parents and therapists believe in limiting screen time on the iPad for young children. While I respect and understand that there may be reasons for this, I feel that the benefits of using the iPad in therapy far outweigh any perceived Continue reading
The #1 question I get asked (hint: its related to the iPad)…
What’s that…oh, your iPad? By Hallie Bulkin As I go into many of my clients homes and private preschools I am continuously asked about one thing….repeatedly…over the past 3 months. This one thing is completely unrelated to speech and language. That said, I wanted to blog about “it” because I get asked about “it” everywhere Continue reading
It’s All About The Choices
It’s All About The Choices By Hallie Bulkin I have another tool in my Speech Pathology “tool kit” that I want to share with you today. This is one of the biggest tools I use with every child I work with be it in therapy or just in general. This tool is no secret. In Continue reading
Why Does My Child Line Up Cars?
Why Does My Child Line Up Cars? By Hallie Bulkin Does your child line up cars, trucks, and other toys? I’m talking, each item, lined up, like they are sitting in traffic on a one lane road with no where to go! And have they been doing this for months? Do they do anything else Continue reading
Does My Child Need Speech Therapy?
Does My Child Need Speech Therapy? By Hallie Bulkin Does your two-year-old struggle with his/her “B’s” and “P’s”? Do your husband and friends have a hard time understanding your three-year-olds speech? Are you the only one who truly understands what your child is saying? It is possible that your child is experiencing a speech and/or Continue reading