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....

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) for Parents

What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?   Apraxia of speech is a complex motor planning disorder that may make a child difficult to understand when they talk. Apraxia is often misdiagnosed and may be difficult to treat. The difficulties and characteristics that...

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,...