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Before becoming a speech-language pathologist, there was nothing I wanted to do more in my life! Seriously... becoming an SLP was my birthday candle wish, my wishbone wish, and my 11:11 wish e-v-e-r-y-time! Now that I am a speech-language pathologist I still consider b...

Everyone has heard of the importance of brushing your teeth to prevent cavities, or stretching before exercising to prevent injuries, but have you heard of caring for your voice to prevent damage to your vocal folds? Did you know that your voice (vocal folds) can get d...

When I first decided I wanted to delve into private practice, I knew I wanted Bright Spot to offer Occupational Therapy Services. I see great value in the profession of Occupational Therapy and I have always been excited to collaborate with OTs. I believe that collabor...

Today was a long and full day of therapy and it was also one of my best and most memorable therapy days! I was seeing several kids today and unfortunately had forgotten to bring the bag I had packed for the last child (and was more than an hour out of town). So with 2...

1. Bedtime is the best time to read books

Incorporating shared book reading into your child's bedtime routine is wonderful, but don't limit yourself to one time of the day. Books can, and should, be read all throughout the day!

2. You have to read all the words on the pa...

If you clicked on this blog hoping to hear scientific evidence that eating pizza will improve your child's language skills, I am so sorry to disappoint you! If you haven't noticed yet, you will soon start to see that everything you do can provide an opportunity to buil...

Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit down with Natisha McLeod, owner of Beautiful Noise Music School in Timmins. Natisha offers Kindermusik classes to children from 0-5 years old. She also offers private lessons and runs summer music camps. I first met Natisha last y...

Last year, as a new mommy, I was looking for fun classes for my music loving daughter. We decided to register for Kindermusik. As I was participating in the first class, I was amazed to see how well the class incorporated early language learning strategies that were in...

It's that wonderful time of year again! Colours are changing, everything is pumpkin-spiced, and we get to wear sweaters (unless you are in Timmins where the temperature was higher today than it had been during the summer)! Along with a new season, comes new vocabulary...

Talk Like a Pirate Day is a great opportunity to "sneak" in speech and language goals into fun pirate themed activities. There is no better day than Pirate Day to work on the dreaded "r" sound! "R" is one of the hardest sounds to learn and one of the last sounds to dev...

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