In-home Therapy   •   September 12, 2020

Games to Develop Self-Control in Children

Who knew that playing games would be considered therapy?  We did!  As our name suggests, Beyond Speech Therapy Specialists go “beyond speech.”  Services delivered by our Licensed Clinical Social Workers provide social-emotional and behavioral therapy that help support the rollercoaster that we can sometimes experience with child development. The ups and downs include it all, […]

Fine Motor Therapy   •   September 2, 2020

How to encourage multi-sensory development in children?

Exposure to multi-sensory activities is very important from the early stages of development, because it encourages children to explore their environment and interpret sensory stimuli in a variety of ways through their senses. It facilitates an awareness of their body and the functions of their different senses. For example, through exposing them to various smells […]

In-home Therapy, Motor Skills at Home   •   July 22, 2020

Working on Visual Motor Development Using Fun Games with Pediatric Therapy at Home

Visual motor development is very important at a young age because it is the foundation of teaching children shapes, letter formation, and number formation. When children can imitate with their hands what they are seeing with their eyes, this is a sign of mature visual motor skills. For example, if you build a single tower […]

Speech Therapy   •   July 3, 2020

Using Games as Reinforcers For Speech Therapy In Home

“Wooden magnetic fishing game” is the name of a wooden play set that involves 2 fishing poles and several wooden fish. The object of the game is to use your fishing pole to to catch the fish off the ground. This game can have 1 player who can catch all the fish or multiple players […]

language therapy, Speech Therapy   •   June 26, 2020

Build Communication Skills through Fun Games with Pediatric Therapy at Home

Describing is being able to explain that a banana is a yellow, long fruit that can be peeled, cut, and eaten. Categorization is being able to group things together in multiple ways. It’s saying that bananas, apples, and cherries are fruits or a banana, a pineapple, and a lemon are all things that are yellow, […]