How You Can Help Your Child with Their Speech Impediment

A speech impediment can be tough on kids. When your child feels unable to properly express his or herself and unable to communicate about wants and needs, it can make them frustrated. The speech impediment may make learning more difficult as they feel embarrassed about asking questions and displaying skills in front of others. Speech therapy or early intervention may be … [Read more...]

Is It Just a Headache? What You Should Know About Child Migraines

Children can experience headaches just like adults and for many of the same reasons such as dehydration, hunger, and stress. However, sometimes a headache is not just a headache. Children can get migraines as early as 18 months old. Since children don’t know what’s happening, the experience can be traumatic and can affect every aspect of their lives. If your child is getting … [Read more...]

What You Should Know About Usher Syndrome

Usher syndrome is a condition that about four out of every 100,000 babies in the U.S. are born with. The condition affects both hearing and vision. There is currently no cure for Usher syndrome, but supportive devices and treatment may serve to improve a child’s quality of life and mitigate limitations. Usher Syndrome Is Hereditary Usher syndrome occurs when both parents … [Read more...]