25 Jun 2014

BY: trini

Inspiration / Speech Therapy

Keeping Up With Schedules – for the Whole Family


by Kara Butler

There’s no doubt about it, life is busy. Whether its juggling work schedules with our significant other, hurrying to grab the kids from school and get them to their next activity, planning a fun family weekend, or remembering therapy appointments, it can be tough to keep a smooth flowing weekly schedule.  Especially here in Hawaii – Does “Hawaii time” ring a bell? Even if we are lucky enough to spend our days at home with our children with homeschool, and create activities within the home environment it is important to create a schedule and stick to it.

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18 Jun 2014

BY: trini


Screen Time and Raising Children

by Rhona Ramos

Advances in technology help us communicate instantly and allows us to have access to unlimited resources. Everyone wants to get the “next big thing,” whether it is a smartphone, smart TV, or the latest app to aid in success and advancement. But with so many screens and ever-changing  technology it has been observed and noted that it affects children and how we raise them.

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10 Jun 2014

BY: trini

Inspiration / Music Therapy / Speech Therapy

Summer Break Doesn’t Mean a Vacation from Education

by Lauren Koepke, Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC)

Even though school is out for the summer, that doesn’t mean your child stops learning. It’s not a vacation from everything! The summer months can be a time to relax and enjoy those beautiful Hawaiian beaches, but it can also be an opportunity to capitalize on extra time for speech and language. Children learn well from playing and it’s an excellent way to have fun while teaching your children.

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02 Jun 2014

BY: trini

Orofacial Myology / Speech Therapy

Airway Obstruction

By Carolinda “Trini” Myers-Murphy, MS CCC- SLP, COM

Does your child breathe with his/her mouth open?  Not everyone breathes properly.  Recent research indicates that the way your child breathes can have a great impact on his or her future health and physical appearance.  As an orofacial myologist, one of the first things we look for is how your child is breathing.

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