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Good Page, Bad Page

Child's First Words

You’ve read the Fill the Page Theory. You know what a page is and you’re ready to start filling them, but where to begin? When you are just starting to fill pages there are good pages and there are bad pages – just like words. For example, the curse word your uncle accidentally blurted out ... Read more...

My Story by My Husband

He wanted to get in on the action too. I said, why not? Here’s what he had to say… When I first became a dad 16 months ago, my daughter’s speech hadn’t yet made the list of things I couldn’t wait for.  I wasn’t sure how far along it was supposed to happen, but I ... Read more...

Be Quiet

You’d think since I’m trying to teach you a few things about language development, I’d want you to talk more. But don’t. I’m going to want you to talk less and talk smarter. In order to talk smarter, you have to listen. See, I’ve noticed that as parents we get so eager to teach our ... Read more...

My Story by Lacy Hicks

Autism Is Real

My son John Edward was diagnosed with autism when he was two.  He received great services (speech therapy, occupational therapy and special instruction from an early childhood special educator) starting at around 20 months, and has made great progress.  At four years old now, John Edward talks, a lot. He is in a regular education ... Read more...

My Story by Sarah O’Bryan

One of my favorite developmental stages that Conor has gone through is singing.  Now, I’m not talking about the sing-songy noises that came from our 7 month old, although, those were adorable. But really music is an important part of me and my husband’s life, and of course we would love it if Conor loved ... Read more...