Helping Trick-or-Treaters with Food Allergies

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 […]

BOO! Top 5 NYC Halloween Picks

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 […]

Independent School Fairs

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 […]

Top Carousels in New York City

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 […]

Top Sprinklers in NYC

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 […]