What are the signs of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)?

What are the signs of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)?

When parents notice their child has reached his or her first birthday and has yet to talk, they may think this delay is simply due to a slowdown in speaking processes. However, there could be an underlying issue responsible for postponing his or her ability to speak. This pause may be due to a disorder…

What is Late Language Emergence (LLE)?

What is Late Language Emergence (LLE)?

New parents may find it difficult to resist comparing the development of their child to that of his or her peers. However, comparisons such as these are of no use because communication developmental milestones are met at different times. Additionally, parents need to know that a delay in speaking does not necessarily indicate that their…

When Does a Child Need a Pediatric Feeding Therapist?

When Does a Child Need a Pediatric Feeding Therapist?

Since pediatric feeding issues can be complex, parents who have a child experiencing difficulty in this area should seek assistance from an experienced pediatric feeding therapist right away. Pediatric Feeding Therapists Treat Children With Eating Disturbances A feeding therapist is essentially an investigator looking to get to the root of a child’s eating problem. The first thing…

Why You May Need Reading Intervention  

Why You May Need Reading Intervention  

Did your child’s teacher recommend targeted reading intervention therapy? Are you an adult struggling to perform typical work duties, expand your career opportunities, or manage your household and finances because of challenges with reading and comprehension? Reading intervention therapy helps both adults and children rediscover the joy of learning, gain confidence, and develop age-appropriate proficiency in their reading…

What Does Speech Therapy mean? 

What Does Speech Therapy mean? 

What does speech therapy mean? Does a speech therapist only help with a person’s speech? How would I know if my child needs speech therapy? At Therapeutic Potentials, Inc., we get questions like these a lot from members of our Sarasota, Bradenton, and Lakewood Ranch communities. And because speech therapy offers such a diverse range of benefits for adults and…

What Are the Benefits of Speech Therapy?

What Are the Benefits of Speech Therapy?

Speech therapy is a dedicated branch of healthcare that helps individuals of all ages improve communication, speaking, language, thinking, and/or swallowing skills. These are skills that people with typical health and development may take for granted—but for individuals who are born with or later acquire certain health conditions, speech therapy can be an incredibly valuable resource. Join us…