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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...

Handling and Preventing Tantrums

March 2, 2016
New year, new you! Right? At least we all try to start off on the right foot. You may be looking to be healthier, save money, or have more patience with your children. For families of children with behavior disorders, that last one can be especially difficult. As parents, it’s important to...

Therapy Fun in the Summer Sun

March 1, 2016
If you haven’t noticed the warmer weather, afternoon rain showers, and longing for snowballs and swimming pools…WAKE UP! Summer is here and there’s lots to do! At Emerge, we don’t stop during the summer, we play right through it. Summertime gives us many fun opportunities each year to...
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