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Avoiding Summer Learning Loss with Aspire!

Summer vacation is a time both kids and teachers long for after a year of instruction. It involves waterparks, road trips, and all the time to do as they please. However, once they are back in the classrooms, kids seem to have forgotten a few things.  Summer...

Why Speech Therapy Never Gets Old

The ability to communicate and convey our thoughts and feelings to others is one of the most important skills that we as human beings can develop. Speech-language pathology is a field that revolves around facilitating speech, language, and overall communication....

How to Change an Undesirable Behavior: The Consequence

When it comes to changing a behavior, it is important to look at three aspects: the antecedent, the behavior itself, and the consequence. The antecedent is what happens before a behavior and the consequence is what happens after a behavior. When discussing behavior,...

Behavior is Communication

Behavior is communication. Did you know that your child’s behavior can tell you a lot about what they are thinking, how they feel or what they want?  In order to decipher our child’s behavior, it is important to look at three aspects: the antecedent, the...