05 Aug 2015

BY: DebraHartley

Education / Inspiration / School / Speech Therapy

Tips for an Organized School Year

by Debra Hartley

Where did the summer go? It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating the end of one school year and here we are, already starting another and trying to get everyone back into the swing of things. By now, you & your kids have probably adjusted your sleep and eating to fit back into the school routines. And, more noticeably, the calendars are filling fast with after school activities, family time, sports, hobbies, and hopefully some free time in there somewhere…or maybe not.

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09 Apr 2015

BY: trini

Inspiration / Orofacial Myology

The Oral Motor Cookbook, Part 1

by Carolinda “Trini” Myers-Murphy

I am often approached by parents with questions for feeding low tone children. A low tone child is a child diagnosed by a doctor with low muscle tone and typically needs to work with an occupational therapist. This condition also afects the strength of a child’s articulator and muscles for eating as well. We typically see struggles with having enough muscle strength to support the smaller muscles for eating and speaking.

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29 Jul 2014

BY: trini

Inspiration / Speech Therapy

Technology Use Guidelines for Children and Youth

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

So we all have heard it said, TV will make your eyes cross! Well- that’s what my parents told me anyway, over 30 years ago. As time has progressed, they may have had a point. I’m now the proud owner of a set of black rimmed eye glasses.

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