4.8 YEARS: WORKING ON TONGUE PLACEMENT

Here is Belle working on her spoon slurp exercises: And here working on proper tongue placement for sounds /t, d, n, l/ with the help of bite blocks. Belle had a fabulous time at our in-dep...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 09 Jun 17

4.7 YEARS: MORE INTELLIGIBLE THAT I THOUGHT

Hello! Belle has been a little under the weather this month, and I have been a little concerned that her level of articulation has declined a bit as we have opted out of oral motor exercises...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 10 May 17

4.6 YEARS: ENJOYING NEW FOODS

March has been an exciting month for Belle! We traveled to the beach to visit family and enjoyed some fun in the sun. She enjoys the plane rides and new restaurants and new foods like calama...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 10 Apr 17

4.5 YEARS: “NEAR PERFECT” ARTICULATION

Belle is doing well and has been enjoying some spring-like weather in February! She has managed to stay healthy this season (minus her chronic runny nose). Belle’s good health has all...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 08 Mar 17

4.4 YEARS: MAKING UP HER OWN SILLY PHRASES

Happy New Year! Belle’s year is off to a solid start! I am happy to report that we have been pretty consistent with our TalkTools oral motor program, created by Monica Purdy. We have ...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 08 Feb 17

4 YEARS 2&3 MONTHS: COMMUNICATION GRANTS BELLE THE INDEPENDENCE SHE DESIRES

4 Years 2 Months Belle is doing well despite our crazy busy schedule and lack of consistency with her oral motor exercises.  She is not regressing in any way, but I can’t say that I hav...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 26 Dec 16

4 YEARS 1 MONTH: WORKING ON SPEECH ACCURACY AND CLARITY

We love working with Monica at TalkTools! She is full of knowledge and experience. When a speech issue comes up with Belle, and I am viewing it as a really big problem that we are going ...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 28 Nov 16

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BELLE!!! 4 AND STARTING PRESCHOOL!

Belle is 4! It’s crazy to believe that we just celebrated her 4th birthday. This little gal is full of life, and we are so proud of her. Belle also started preschool this month. She go...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 31 Oct 16

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...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 30 Sep 16

3 YEARS 8&9 MONTHS: SHE IS READING!

3 Years 8 Months Belle got her palatal expander out this month! Her “princess jewelry,” as we referred to it, was in for a total of six months. Even though her speech didn’...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 29 Aug 16