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Occupational Therapy…there’s an app for that!

March 22, 2016
The world of technology is ever changing. Whether being used for business or pleasure, there’s always a new app, program, or website at our fingertips. This provides a great level of support for all types of therapists around the world! Today we’re going to talk about apps that can be used at...

Ear Infections and Hearing Loss

March 19, 2016
Most people at one time or another have experienced an ear ache. Often times, people ignore them and think they will go away on their own. Since multiple untreated ear infections can cause permanent hearing loss, it’s important to address any signs of an ear ache, especially with our little...

Apraxia? What’s that?

March 16, 2016
Today we're talking about Childhood Apraxia of Speech.  This is one of many speech disorders that a child may exhibit. Before we get into the science of it, simply stated...   Apraxia of Speech is a motor speech disorder that originates from a person having difficulty completing the...

Meet Milo: The Therapy Dog

March 3, 2016
Hi everyone! Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Milo. I am three years old and in my spare time I work as a therapy dog. My owner, Mrs. Sarah Brunet, is one of the speech therapists at Emerge, and I’ve been visiting to work with some of the kids there. I am having so much fun playing with...

Asperger’s: Common Misconceptions + Personal Story

March 2, 2016
As·per·ger's – Most have heard of it, some don’t know how to say it, and many aren’t exactly sure what it means. Merriam-Webster defines Asperger’s syndrome as “a developmental disorder resembling autism that is characterized by impaired social interaction, restricted and...
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