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VIDEO – Stuttering and Your Child: Help for Parents

An excellent 30 minute video for parents, with examples of children stuttering, parent experiences and strategies from experts.

Please note: This video has some therapy options that are different from those offered by the York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program. Nevertheless, the principles remain relevant to parents in York Region.

Potty humour

Potty humor between brothers, one who uses high tech communication.

YouTube video by OneKidsPlace

Explains and demonstrates Aided Language Stimulation, perhaps the most important strategy that parents can learn and implement to encourage AAC use.

VIDEO – “Nobody Suspected” – A Parent’s Perspective on Children’s Hearing Loss Diagnosis

Published on May 31, 2013

Helen Cotton-Leiser, a parent partner in NICHQ’s Improving Hearing Screening and Intervention Systems (IHSIS), shares her story of her two daughters’ hearing loss diagnoses.

VIDEO – 7 Tips for Talking with the Child Who Stutters

Published on Aug 23, 2013

In the video, a group of speech-language experts talk compassionately and directly to adults about how to promote easier talking as they interact with their preschool-age children. The professionals offer simple, easy-to-do tips that parents can begin to use immediately.

The video features some of the world’s leading hands-on therapists working with preschool children who stutter. They include Lisa A. Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, of The Florida State University’s School of Communication Science and Disorders; Ellen Kelly, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; speech-language consultants Frances Cook, MBE, MSc, MRCSLT (Hons), Cert CT (Oxford), Willie Botterill, MSc, MRCSLT, Cert CT and Elaine Kelman, MSc, MRCSLT, Cert CBT from the Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children in London.

VIDEO – Deaf child hears for the first time

Published on Jun 20, 2013

A deaf three-year-old in the U.S. hears for the first time. He’s the first child in the U.S. to receive a special type of auditory implant placed directly on the brain stem.

VIDEO – Loss and Found: Following Through When a Baby Doesn’t Pass the Newborn Hearing Screening

Published on Aug 14, 2012

Loss and Found: Following Through When a Baby Doesn’t Pass the Newborn Hearing Screening.

VIDEO – Snack Rap Song – Fun song for Kids – Learn ASL

Published on Sep 9, 2013

Fun song for babies, preschoolers and kids to learn ASL signs!

VIDEO – Becka’s Hoarse Voice

Did you know that kids don’t only get a hoarse voice from yelling?  Colds, allergies and asthma can also lead to a hoarse-sounding voice.  What does that sound like?  Have a listen to this little one: