Nevada and Fluency Therapy

https://videopress.com/v/JEf0m9we?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Nevada has several speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who specialize in autism, literacy, feeding, etc., however, there isn't one Board Certified Specialist in Fluency (BCS-F) in the entire state. Thankfully, Israel Montano (Izzy), is on course to obtaining this certification and is well suited to provide top quality fluency therapy to any person in Nevada via … Continue reading Nevada and Fluency Therapy

Treating Disfluencies

The first thing to keep in mind when developing fluent speech is that none of us will ever have 100% fluency when conversating throughout the day. On average, people are about 3% disfluent. Second thing to keep in mind is that fluency techniques must be practiced consistently overtime. Stuttering does not resolve itself over a … Continue reading Treating Disfluencies

Talking To Your Baby

The most important thing to do when talking to your baby is bombarding them with lots of language. Talk about everything! Do it in a way that is animated and interesting. You’re going to look goofy, if you don’t, you’re doing it wrong ;). Do your best to use short sentences or two-word phrases (e.g., … Continue reading Talking To Your Baby

Patriot Award

Recently, Rebecca Bailey-Torres has been presented the Patriot Award. The Patriot Award reflects the actions made to support citizen warriors through a wide-range of measures including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, caring for families, and granting leave of absence if needed. Rebecca has supported Israel Montano in his participation with the … Continue reading Patriot Award

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Teletherapy

2020 was a historic year that hit the world like no other, and in light of COVID-19 impacting our digital age, this blog is revolved around the pro’s and con’s of a now very well-known topic, teletherapy (therapy online). We realize that many are tired of being glued to a screen and want nothing more … Continue reading Teletherapy