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10 Things Your Child’s Therapist May Like You to Know

Children with special needs may be candidates for physical, occupational, or speech therapy services, which means they will be evaluated and treated by a licensed and registered therapist. Choosing a ...

What You Should Know About Thumb-Sucking, Pacifiers, and Other Non-Nutritive Oral Habits

Babies have the innate need to suck. It’s a reflex they are born with. Non-nutritive sucking (NNS) refers to a sucking behavior that does not provide any nutritional benefit. So nursing and bottle-f...

5 Reasons to Encourage Gesture Use in Children with Special Needs

Gestures are defined as movements created by your body to express an idea or meaning. For children with special needs, nonverbal communication can be crucial for effectively communicating with others,...