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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The weather is finally getting warmer and there are tons of things to do outside to celebrate spring! We recommend that parents encourage new vocabulary and language when outside. Feel free to talk about the beautiful spring colors you are seeing and amazing flowers you are smelling. Take the time to just stop and look! […]
Spring is officially here, and what better way to gear your child up for summer than to take swim lessons! Our motto is “the earlier the better” – so that your child develops a love for the water and becomes a strong swimmer at a young age. Many of the classes also require parents to […]
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we thought we would share some “disgustingly adorable love letters from kids.” Here’s one of our favorites: Dear Mom, I love you more than rainbows and beautiful blue skies. I love you more than buttercups and wings of butterflies. I love you more than cows. Love, Me And who […]
“What did I do to cause their constant arguing?” asked the anguished and exhausted mother sitting across from me in my office. She’d come to see me for help with the endless squabbling occurring among her three children. It’s a question I’ve been asked many times before. Answering her truthfully, I replied, “You had more […]