Free Preschools in the West Valley of Phoenix, AZ

Do you have a child who has a documented disability? Do you suspect that your child has a disability? Developmental preschool is an amazing resource aimed at providing necessary services for students with disabilities before they begin public school. Many of these schools provide therapy services such as occupational, speech, and physical therapies. Contact your …

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All About Stuttering

What is stuttering? A disruption in speech fluency which makes it difficult for listeners to understand the message of the speaker. Specific types of disfluencies: Repetitions – repeating parts of words or whole words Prolongations – stretching sounds for extended periods of time Blocks – silent pauses where a speaker is unable to produce words …

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I Think My Child Has Autism, What Do I Do?

WHAT IS AUTISM? A developmental disability caused by differences in the brain. People with autism often have problems with social communication and interaction, and restricted or repetitive behaviors or interests. People with autism may also have different ways of learning, moving, or paying attention. WHAT ARE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS? 1. Social Communication and Interaction …

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What is an AAC device?

WHAT IS AN AAC DEVICE, AND WHO QUALIFIES FOR IT? AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION (AAC) AAC is all of the modes of communication that are not verbal expression. People of all ages can use AAC if they have trouble with speech or language skills. Augmentative means to add to someone’s speech. Alternative means to be …

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