AAC is Augmentative and Alternative Communication. High-tech AAC refers to computerized devices such as dedicated communication devices. In this article learn how high-tech AAC is used, who benefits from use, common myths, what a parent can do, and more!
Toe walking is exactly what it sounds like; walking on the toes or balls of the feet without letting the heels touch the ground. Read more now on toe walking and physical therapy, learn the signs of toe walking, what a parent can do, and more!
Similar to identifying a language delay in monolingual, one language, children, a language delay is identified by a licensed speech-language pathologist, typically by giving a standardized assessment or using clinical observation.
In the Special Kids Therapy Center we have one sensory room called a "Snoezelen". This fun name refers to a controlled area that is a multi-sensory environment. This room can be used with children and adults of all ages, many diagnoses, and abilities.
Have you heard the saying that red-heads have a “fireball” personality? Well, it’s no different for 14-year old Jordan. Jordan is a fun-loving, energetic, red-headed teenage fireball “…that keeps us on our toes,” shares her mom, Tanya.
Plagiocephaly is the flattening of the skull on one side. It can be accompanied by facial asymmetries as well including forehead bulge on one side, jaw or cheek asymmetries, or asymmetrical eye sockets.
We raised a total of $143,000 through our November Double Campaign! When investors contributed to Special Kids during the month of November, their donation was doubled up to a total of $70,000 thanks to multiple sponsors.