Dyslexia advocacy during the holidays

December 21, 2022

Welcome to the holidays! The winter break is an excellent time for students and family members to recharge and reflect. With a slower pace and being away from the day-to-day routine, students and parents can take a step back and consider what is working well for them at school and where there is room for improvement.…

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What is Dyslexia and How is it Treated?

October 17, 2022

Dyslexia is a language-based learning disorder that is best treated by a Speech-Language Pathologist. We created this video to explain what dyslexia is, how it can present itself, and how to best treat it. If after watching this video you believe your child may have dyslexia, book a chat with us to schedule testing. Our…

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When should I become concerned about my child’s speech and language development?

October 13, 2022

As the primary caregiver of a young child, you may notice large variability in skill development.  There can be a wide range in the timing and acquisition of developmental milestones.  So when should a caregiver become concerned?  Although the rate of skill acquisition can vary across different children, there is a typical developmental trajectory and…

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What Are the Benefits of Early Intervention?

September 26, 2022

What is Early Intervention? Early intervention is the services and supports that are available to children under the age of three and their families. These services may involve speech therapy, physical therapy, or other professional services- it all depends on the needs of the child and the family.  Early intervention services are available in all states…

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What is Early Intervention & Why is it Important?

September 22, 2022

What is Early Intervention? Early Intervention is a term used to describe the diagnosis, treatment, services, and support provided for children with developmental delays and their families. It aims to implement strategies to target the area(s) of difficulty and also reduce risk factors in the child’s environment.  Early Intervention can include a multitude of services,…

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7 Kid-Friendly Recipes to Try This Summer

August 4, 2022

As the summer winds down you may be looking for activities to keep your little ones busy at home. Having fun in the kitchen is a great way to do that! Below we have a list of 6 of our favorite fun recipes to have a blast in the kitchen! And if you’re looking for…

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COVID-19 & Mental Health with Dr. Sabine Heisman

August 3, 2022

In today’s episode, we’re talking to Dr. Sabine Heisman about COVID-19 & Mental Health. Dr. Heisman is a licensed clinical psychologist in the Northern Virginia area. She specializes in child psychology. She works for MindWell Psychology where they take a cognitive-behavioral approach to therapy. Today you will learn: How COVID-19 has impacted the mental health…

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10 Fun Summer Activities for Kids

June 30, 2022

It’s summer break and your kids are so excited to be out of school and playing in the sun! You’re happy they’re home but now you’re at a loss for summer activities and you’re worried they’ll lose the skills they gained during the school year. Luckily we have 10 fun activities to keep them occupied…

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Outpatient Speech Therapy

May 19, 2022

This week for Better Speech and Hearing Month ASHA’s theme is focusing on outpatient work which is what we do! At RLLC our team of therapists is ready to tackle anything! Check out the infographic that ASHA made for outpatient clinics. It gives a fantastic overview of what Speech-Language Pathologists do! If you feel that…

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The Top 5 Reasons to Choose Teletherapy

April 7, 2022

Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have all learned to navigate new and different formats for our everyday tasks. We have all improved our computer skills as everything has moved to the virtual space. You may be wondering, would my child actually benefit from teletherapy? The answer is yes! Here are 5 Benefits of Virtual…

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