Your handwriting is trying to tell you something: What is Dysgraphia and what we can do about it.

by Amy BOREL, Speech-Language Pathologist

Researchers are able to determine how well parts of our brains are functioning based on our handwriting. When there is a disruption in this process, clues to what’s happening in the brain can be seen in a person’s ability to write or draw. When a trained professional looks at a person’s handwriting and detects certain errors, a diagnosis of dysgraphia may be made.

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What to Do If Your Child Stutters

by Amy BOREL, Speech-Language Pathologist

Between the ages of two and five, many children will go through a temporary phase during which they struggle to pronounce words, get stuck on syllables, or show other signs of interrupted, non-fluent speech. The medical term for this is developmental stuttering. This post discusses how to cope with stuttering that is not part of this temporary period and thus, prolonged.

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Top 3 Home-Based Tools For Communicating with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

by Amy BOREL, Speech-Language Pathologist

Caring for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) does not come naturally for anyone. Knowing how to interact with your child can take time, and will change as your child grows.

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Neuroplasticity – How to rewire your brain after a stroke

by Amy BOREL, Speech-Language Pathologist

The idea that the brain is a static organ is long forgotten. We now know that the brain is plastic, which means that it can change and grow.

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Auditory Stimulation Treatment for Dementia

by Amy BOREL, Speech-Language Pathologist

If you’re not familiar with the use of auditory stimulation for the treatment of dementia, now may be a good time to familiarize yourself with the potential benefits.

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Activities for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

by Amy BOREL, Speech-Language Pathologist

Sensory processing, or sensory integration, refers to the way your nervous system interprets sensory messages and turns them into the appropriate physical responses.

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Forbrain rewarded with the Parent’s Pick Award

by Forbrain Team

Forbrain rewarded with the Parent’s Pick Award in the category “Best Educational Products for Elementary Student”

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