Category: Parenting

Toys Ideas for Children with Autism

Looking for that perfect gift for your child with autism.  Here are some suggestions from our speech and language pathologists at Dayton Children’s. 1. Tomy-Gearation $38.00 2. Gazillion Bubbles Motorized Bubble Blower (Funrise) $24.99-28.00 3. Melissa and Doug Farm Sound … Continue reading

Safety in the Kitchen

Going beyond protecting young children from sharp objects, safe kitchen habits include protecting your family from infections, illnesses, and even death. Germs are sneaky. You can’t see, taste, or smell them. You might even be healthy but carry them and … Continue reading

Teaching Your Teens to Drive

A couple weeks ago we posted a blog post about the importance of setting rules and boundaries for your new teen driver. The State of Ohio requires parents to log 50 hours of driving with their new drivers. Here is an … Continue reading

Toys for Language Stimulation in Infants

No doubt you have started planning the perfect gifts for all of your loved ones.  Don’t forget that toys can help children in their development as well.  Here are some toy recommendations that can help language stimulation in infants from our … Continue reading

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