Speech Tips from a Fellow Mommy and SLP

Speech Therapy Tips from a Fellow Mommy By: Regina Scannell, MS, CCC-SLP In college, as part of the training to become a Speech-Language Pathologist, I learned ways to facilitate language growth in young children. Now that I have three children of my own, all 5 and under, I find myself practicing what I preach. The […]

New Toys for BPHT!

Why a New Balance Bike at BPHT is a FUNctional Tool for You! By: Angela Fritz, PT, DPT & Beth Tenace, MS, OTR/L BPHT was lucky enough to be given a LilCreators balance bike—a truly amazing balance bike that gave our patients the hands-on, sensory experience of first painting, decorating and building the bike, and has […]

Why Can’t I Understand her? – Common Speech Disorders

Why Can’t I Understand Her? – Disorders of Speech By Daniel Miller, MS, MA, CCC-SLP One of the most common reasons that children see speech therapists is because they are difficult to understand. This can lead to a lot of frustration when trying to communicate, on the part of both the child and the listener.  […]

Speech Stars!

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month! We wanted to celebrate all the success that we see in you by sharing how your Speech Therapist has helped you make progress toward your goals.  Our May Speech Stars are a way for you to share with us how your SLP has made a difference in your […]

Autism Resources

As we wrap up Autism Awareness month, we wanted to make sure that our community has the resources available that you need to continue to educate your self and families about Autism Spectrum Disorders.  The BPHT website has a Resources tab with local and national organizations where you can reach out for support, donate, or […]

ABC’s of OT: Part 3

The ABC’s of OT!  We asked our therapists to go through the alphabet as part of Occupational Therapy Month and tell us their favorite things for each letter as they relate to their job.  We asked them to get creative to let us know why they love their job.  We appreciate our Occupational Therapists and […]

ABC’s of OT: Part 2

The ABC’s of OT!  We asked our therapists to go through the alphabet as part of Occupational Therapy Month and tell us their favorite things for each letter as they relate to their job.  We asked them to get creative to let us know why they love their job.  We appreciate our Occupational Therapists and […]

ABC’s of OT: Part 1

The ABC’s of OT!  We asked our therapists to go through the alphabet as part of Occupational Therapy Month and tell us their favorite things for each letter as they relate to their job.  We asked them to get creative to let us know why they love their job.  We appreciate our Occupational Therapists and […]

OT Month: Obstacle courses at home!

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Since it’s Occupational Therapy month, BPHT will be sharing words of wisdom from our OT department on some of their favorite tools that you can use at home.  First up: Ms. Kelsey on using Obstacle Courses as Sensory Prep. Obstacle Courses as Sensory Prep By: Kelsey Klemm, COTA/L My favorite sensory strategy to get kids […]

What does Autism Awareness mean to me?

By: Alexander Lopiccolo, COTA/L and Elizabeth Tenace MS, OTR/L For Autism Awareness I would like more parents to be aware of the signs/symptoms of what a child on the Autism Spectrum may exhibit. Then the parents could ask their Pediatrician to do a screening and if positive signs get testing done to get their child […]