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Language Simplification - Phonological Processes

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Language Simplification - Phonological Processes

When your child is learning to speak, he or she will start with a simplified version of our speech. They do this because they are still learning how to coordinate their tongue, lips, jaw and palate to make the speech sounds that adults make. In the flashback video below Marnee Brick, SLP & TinyEYE Co-Founder compares simplification to learning the piano. You need to learn step by step - you don't simply sit down and play a concerto without many years of practice. 

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Topics: Tips for Parents, speech sounds

7 Ways Parents Can Help Young Children Develop Motor Skills

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Guest Post: Wendy, TinyEYE Occupational Therapist

As an Occupational Therapist and fellow parent of 2 young daughters, I am often approached by parents who wa
nt ideas about how to help their children develop their motor skills. Listed below are seven simple ideas to play and help develop your child’s motor skills.


1. As your child becomes interested in coloring or drawing, have him work at an easel or tape a large piece of paper to the wall.  This will help to develop stability in the shoulder and elbow while developing the dynamic movements in the wrist and fingers for writing. 

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Topics: Occupational Therapy, Tips for Parents

Five Tips to Help Parents Practice Speech Therapy Lessons Every Day

Posted by Chantelle |

We all know what kind of time pressure can be put on our day-to-day lives. Between shuffling kids between school, sports and other activities, homework, feeding their families and getting them to bed at a decent hour, many parents believe their is no time left in the day to practice speech sounds! However, communication is happening every day, every moment, everywhere. Here are some tips to help encourage your students' parents to work on speech activities with their children every day:

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Topics: Speech Therapy, Tips for Parents

TinyEYE Tips for Starting the School Year

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Hi Everyone,

School is already in for many students across North America. It's a fresh start for all, but what can parents do to help ensure a successful year.

The National Education Association posted an article with some great suggestions for parents including:

1. Overcoming the first day Jitters

2. Creating High-Expectations

3. Creating Positive Habbits

4. Encouraging Reading

5. Having a designated area in the home for studying

and more.... Read the entire article here

Read this document on Scribd: TinyEYE: Strategies To Encourage Communication

Have a Great Day!

If a school district in your area needs Speech-Language Pathologists, please let me know by email as we at TinyEYE can help!


Marnee Brick, MSc
Speech-Language Pathologist and Director of Therapy Services
TinyEYE Therapy Services

http://www.TinyEYE.com-Online Speech Therapy


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Topics: School Year, Telehealth, TinyEYE, Speech-Language Pathology, Marnee Brick, Speech Therapy, Speech Therapy Telepractice, Telespeech, Tips for Parents, National Education Association, Remote Speech Therapy, Online Speech Therapy, Special Education



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