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#22 [Speechy TV] How to choose the right app for communication

#22 [Speechy TV] How to choose the right app for communication

There are over 750,000 (and counting!) apps available in the apps store.  Some are enormously useful, and others less so.  With so many apps available, how do you go about choosing an app that’s right for your child? To find out more, watch this quick video in this week’s episode

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#21 [Speechy TV] An essential conversation skill (no words required!)

#21 [Speechy TV] An essential conversation skill (no words required!)

Did you know that by using this one skill, other people will automatically assume you are a competent communicator – even if you don’t say anything else!  Curious?  Keep watching! To find out more, watch this quick video in this week’s episode Speechy TV. Your Monday dose of speech therapy

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#20 [Speechy TV] Are you doing it wrong?

#20 [Speechy TV] Are you doing it wrong?

Often when you are just starting out helping your child learn to communicate, you start by trying just one thing – which is great!  But sometimes, we keep on sticking with that one way of communicating, even if it doesn’t work all the time (or even most of the time!).

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#19 [Speechy TV] Sometimes I struggle (and it’s ok if you do too)

#19 [Speechy TV] Sometimes I struggle (and it’s ok if you do too)

This week I want to share with you a secret – Sometimes I struggle. Sometimes I don’t get it right. Sometimes I don’t get it at all. And I want to let you know that it is OK if you struggle to understand too. Keep watching for an honest look

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#18 [Speechy TV] How to use an iPad to develop social skills

#18 [Speechy TV] How to use an iPad to develop social skills

You have probably heard in the media how iPads are destroying children’s social skills. But that isn’t telling the whole story. Something that isn’t talked about a lot is the fact that an ipad could actually help nonverbal children, including children with autism become more social! What do you think?

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#17 [Speechy TV] Is the iPad really a miracle cure for nonverbal kids?

#17 [Speechy TV] Is the iPad really a miracle cure for nonverbal kids?

You have probably seen it on TV – an iPad is given to someone who has never been offered another way of communicating, or has had to rely on a few picture cards to get their message across. Once they have an iPad – seemingly overnight they are able to

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#16 [Speechy TV] Is your child hard to understand?

#16 [Speechy TV] Is your child hard to understand?

Do other people find your child hard to understand?  Do you wonder if your child should be easier to understand by others? In this week’s episode, I’ll share at what age you can expect your child to be easily understood by others, and a tip you can use to figure

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#15 [Speechy TV] A simple language development activity you can do anywhere, anytime!

#15 [Speechy TV] A simple language development activity you can do anywhere, anytime!

A question that I get asked a lot is “what language development activities can I do with my child?” Like many things with parenting, there are many different language development activities you can do with your child. This week, I share an easy language development activity you can do whenever

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#14 [Speechy TV] Could your child’s behaviour be telling you something?

#14 [Speechy TV] Could your child’s behaviour be telling you something?

Did you know that your child’s behaviour could actually be telling you something? To find out more, watch this quick video in this week’s episode Speechy TV. Your Monday dose of speech therapy tips and inspiration for helping nonverbal children learn to communicate What do you think? Have you tried

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#13 [Speechy TV] How to get your child to listen

#13 [Speechy TV] How to get your child to listen

This week I share with you a way that you can get your child to listen to you, and do what you ask them more often. To find out more, watch this quick video in this week’s episode Speechy TV. Your Monday dose of speech therapy tips and inspiration for

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