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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Brain Growth in the Early Years of Life

Brain growth in the early years of life occurs at an astounding pace. At birth, the human brain contains about 100 billion cells not yet connected into functioning networks; by age 3, a child's brain has formed 1 trillion connections. The development of these connections is shaped by a child's early experiences. Find out some things parents and family members can do to enhance a young child’s brain development. ...
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Summer Screen Time: A Guide to Setting Limits for All Age Levels

It seems new research is released every week warning parents of the dangers of prolonged exposure to screens, including problems with attention, social interaction, sleep quality, obesity, mental health, behavior

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Here’s What Happened When I Flew to Ireland and Back with 3 Kids on My Own

I am no stranger to traveling internationally; in fact, you could say I’m obsessed with it. In the past year I have been to the Dominican Republic, Israel, France and

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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

5 Myths About Stuttering

More than 3 million Americans stutter, or approximately 1 percent of the population. Learn to separate some common myths from reality when it comes to causes of stuttering and ways to help. In addition, find out several well-known people who stuttered and went on to have successful lives. ...
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Can a Speech-Generating Device (AAC) Help My Child?   

Augmentative/alternative communication devices — sometimes referred to as "talkers" or “talking tablets” — can play an important role in helping children with apraxia, aphasia, or other speech disorders communicate with their parents and peers. Learn about one local family's experience with their daughter's AAC device, which has helped her develop cognitive and communication skills. ...
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2018 Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards Winners: Things to do with Kids

We asked, and readers answered. During the nomination period in March and the voting period in May, parents in Northeast Ohio weighed in on everything family-friendly in the region for our third annual contest. Here are this year's winners and honorable mentions in the “Things to Do with Kids” categories. ...
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DIY Bamboo Sunflower Decor

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I love a good deal and I frequent my local ReStore here in Medina often! On one of my more recent ...
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Miriam Conner

Podcast Episode #10: Teen Takeover

As a follow-up to the last installment of aParently Speaking, which addressed ways to help teens handle stress, in this episode host Miriam Conner welcomes three local teens to the studio to share a bit about what it's like being a teenager today. ...
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