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Park Slope Early Childhood Speech Delay Lecture

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Join South Slope resident Dr. Michelle MacRoy-Higgins, Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences program at Hunter College (CUNY) and a speech therapist with over 15 years of experience, for a parent-friendly discussion on speech and language development and delays in toddlers and preschoolers. She will debunk common myths about speech and language delays, inform you on the current best practices for speech and language therapy, and provide you with practical and effective strategies to incorporate at home to help your child?s communication development; Q&A will follow.

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Supporting Your Child?s Sensory Development At Home by Lynn-Marie Herlihy, MS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist

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As a new parent to an 9-month old boy, I busy myself reading child development books and checking online resources, to assure myself that he is meeting his developmental milestones each month. While we are playing and having fun, I am assessing his emerging gross and fine motor skills, listening to his burgeoning language, and marveling at his cognitive gains.

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