How to Help Your Child with Down Syndrome Communicate

  Down syndrome, one of the more common birth defects affecting one in 700 babies born in the United States, is a lifelong condition that, depending on the severity, can have both physical and intellectual ramifications. Children with Down syndrome can struggle with speech and communication, which can become stressful for parents who are trying … Continued

How to Treat Dyslexia in Adults

As we read, our brain is rapidly translating letters to their corresponding sounds, quickly applying learned rules about alphabetic principles that enable us to swiftly blend, combine, analyze, and segment sounds to recognize and decode words. We then nearly instantaneously associate these decoded words with their meaning.   When someone has dyslexia, written words are … Continued