Ask A Therapist: A client bites down on baby bottle

When people need help with therapy or products, we put TalkTools® Instructors to work and then publish the exchange for anyone in the same situation to get help, too. This question is from Yael, by email.   Hello!  My name is Yael and I have a patient who is 18 months, has low tone in the oral area,… read more

Tips for happy trick-or-treating with special needs kids

I know as child, I used to absolutely love Halloween. I loved the costumes, the idea of roaming the neighborhood in the dark with a flashlight, making plans with my friends to go trick or treating and of course the candy. Ask anyone who knows me and they know how much I do love my… read more

An interview with Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI before her first TalkTools Workshop.

While Diane Bahr’s first workshop with TalkTools is approaching, we wanted to highlight her recent addition to the team. TalkTools: What was your first encounter with Oral Placement Therapy (OPT)? Diane:  I took courses with Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson and Lori Overland when they were first teaching workshops. I have been using TalkTools products and programs in… read more

TalkTools Team at the Lowcountry Buddy Walk

And … This is some of us from the TalkTools Team posing at the Lowcountry Buddy Walk last Sunday!!! We are so proud to have donated to this great cause and have met incredible people who live Down Syndrome as superheroes. TalkTools also helps the Down Syndrome community everyday with targeted courses and tools. To… read more

3 Years 10&11 Months: Getting back-to-school after Disney World magic

3 Years 10 Months Summer continues in our household! This month, Belle has enjoyed swimming lessons (and lots of pool time), a slip’n slide party, BBQs, fairs, a trip to the lake, and a full week at Walt Disney World! While our hearts may be full, our routine is not. However… Belle continues to do well,… read more