First 5 Signs

First 5 Signs

First Five Signs to Teach Your Child Communication begins long before the first words, and signs are a helpful way to teach early effective communication skills. Signs can reduce the frustration of the parent when attempting to guess what their child needs.   Where should I start? In order to introduce these signs to a […]

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What is Working Memory?

What is Working Memory?

What is Working Memory? Working memory refers to the retention, recall, and utilization of information to perform tasks. It is particularly important when learning academics, performing chores/self care activities, and socializing. During these activities, we may be required to remember and use a lot of information. It may look like: Drawing a picture of something […]

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Trick-or-Treat Communication Cards

Trick-or-Treat Communication Cards

Trick-or-Treat Communication Cards Hearing children shout, “trick or treat!” on your doorstep on Halloween is always a fond and fun surprise. But for kids with complex communication needs, this childhood experience can often be daunting or even avoided. Complex communication needs refers to any individual who has a significant difficulty communicating in a typical manner. […]

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Mistakes are Okay!

Mistakes are Okay!

How do we teach children to tolerate making mistakes?  Making mistakes can be frustrating at all ages. It is important to teach children that everyone makes mistakes! It is part of the learning process and it is okay. The best part of making mistakes is that they serve as an opportunity to learn and grow.  […]

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Singable Books

Singable Books

Let’s Read & Sing! As the school year is back in full swing, we here at Project Play Therapy want to help you find creative and fun ways to support your child’s academic skills! Most children enjoy being read to and enjoy singing songs – but did you know that the two can be combined […]

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