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Debunking Five Myths About Learning Disabilities

Did you know that the nearly 7 million disabled students in the U.S. make up 14% of national public school enrollment? Learning disabilities are not rare, but they’re overwhelmingly misunderstood. If their child is diagnosed with a learning disability, many parents assume that they are destined to drop out of school, will never “catch up” […]

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Five Realistic Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

LifeROOTS’ pediatric therapists work with the parents of children with developmental differences every day. We know first-hand the exceptional strength, perseverance, and resourcefulness parents need to care for their families. Parenting can be stressful under the best of circumstances, but parents of children with developmental differences are especially susceptible to stress and fatigue. Caring for a […]

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Child’s Development at Home and How to Support It

If your child has a developmental disability, receiving the right services can make a difference in their development. Therapy enhances cognitive, physical, and social abilities, but progress doesn’t have to stop once the session ends.  Now, many children receive services through our Telehealth program. There are some important things that parents can do for their […]

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Remote Learning Tips for Special Needs Students

Back to school looks quite different this year for both families and teachers. As students and parents adjust to their new online learning and work-from-home schedules, teachers must adapt their curricula to meet at-home learners’ needs, including special needs students. Many teachers wonder how to make sure their special needs students are learning, even when […]

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LifeROOTS Continuing to Offer Early Intervention Services Through Telehealth

Although the COVID-19 health emergency has continued to suspend face-to-face Early Intervention services, LifeROOTS has been providing young children and their families with the critical support needed to continue their development – and progress – through Telehealth. Our Early Intervention Telehealth program provides a convenient, and effective, way for children from birth to 3 continue […]

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How Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology Can Improve Your Child’s Communication Abilities

Pediatric speech-language pathologists will work with children and teens to help them communicate more effectively by honing their verbal and non-verbal communication skills. They work closely with families to assess each child’s strengths and needs, and will develop an individualized treatment plan which can be used through early intervention, in school, or at home. While […]

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