We recently held a highly illuminating teleclass on pediatric dental care, hosted by Dr. Adam Silevitch, DMD, Partner at Pediatric Dentists NYC, PC.
For centuries, humans have used games and play as a means of helping others understanding a variety of topics. However, it was not until the mid-twentieth century that the public began to make the connection between play and learning.
For New York City families, looking for a new home is no easy task; it’s one of biggest decisions and financial commitments you’ll make. Families often overlook the less obvious, but very important potential risks when making decisions on where their family should live. Whether your family is renting or looking to buy a home, […]
As little ones, we always loved building with our train tracks and going on trains. Now as grown-ups and speech therapists, we use those activities during our therapy sessions. It’s a great way to target problem-solving, commenting, describing, labeling, and much more! In honor of one of our favorite pastimes, we wanted to list our […]
Before stocking up on Halloween candy this year, consider this: according to Food Allergy Research and Education Inc., 1 in every 13 trick-or-treaters who ring your doorbell may have a food allergy. The top eight food allergens that cause about 90% of reactions are milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish; reactions […]
Halloween is definitely one of our favorite holidays of the year as speech pathologists. We do tons of activities with our children like carving pumpkins, making pumpkin pie, creating spooky decorations, and more! And since we live in one of the greatest cities in the world, we are lucky to have a ton of fun […]
According to my older son, the start to fall means one thing – and it’s not caramel apples. Fall means homework has started again! It also means that for many of you (and especially those with children from baby to six) the school search and admissions process begins. I know first-hand how overwhelming this process can […]
One of our favorite things to do in NYC is going on a hunt for carousels. Seeing your children’s faces light up once you get there is priceless! As speech therapists, we’ve even taken some of our younger kiddos on carousels during their sessions. We work on social skills such as waiting, and language skills […]
Wow! This heat wave is intense – let the water babies out! Since it’s so hot out these days, we wanted to write to you about the best sprinklers in the city. We often take children to play in the water during our speech therapy sessions because we get so much spontaneous language out of […]
Summertime in NYC: moms are out with their babies, joggers are running along the river and groups of people are meeting up for fitness boot camps. Take another look and you’ll also see families stretching, doing obstacle courses and engaged in group workouts – a growing trend in the City. Now more than ever, parents […]