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Podcast Episode #38: Creativity Matters!

On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner is joined by Jamie Gallagher, president and CEO of Faber Castell USA, to discuss kids and creativity. Listen as Gallagher talks about kids' need for creativity — and the fact that it is a game changing skill for success — and learn some ways that parents can instill creativity in their kids.  ...
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

My Child Needs Tubes in His Ears — What Does That Mean?

Young infants and children are generally more susceptible to ear infections. By the age of 3, about one in 15 children will undergo tube placement for treatment of recurrent and/or painful ear infections, persistent middle ear fluid, or the resultant persistent or fluctuating hearing loss due to fluid. Learn more about the process, including how it lowers the instance of ear infections. ...
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Signs and symptoms of kids vaping

Signs Your Child is Vaping

It can be hard to tell if your child is vaping — and the results can be scary. Vaping, originally designed as a better alternative to cigarettes to help people quit smoking, is proving to have a host of side effects. Look for these signs if you suspect your child is vaping. ...
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

What is VPI and how is it Treated?

Commonly referred to as hypernasality, velopharyngeal insufficiency is a resonance disorder (how the cavities of the mouth and nose affect the way speech sounds) that results from too much air moving through the nose during speech. Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment of this disorder. ...
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Living for Social Media vs. Being Present in the Moment

October has been a busy travel month for me. This month, I traveled to Disney with my family and then went to a conference in Las Vegas. As I was

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How to Help Your Kids Get Better Grades

If a child comes home with a bad grade, there is a lot parents can do to help. Knowing how to talk to children can motivate them to avoid patterns of failure and increase their desire to succeed. Learn tips for talking to your kids about grades. ...
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Changing Directions: Teen Adoptions Can Have Lasting Impacts on the Future

Teens who are adopted can have their lives changes by finding a place to call home. Area agencies, teens and adoptive parents share facts and experiences when it comes to this important type of adoption. ...
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Northeast Ohio 2019-20 Independent School Open House Listings

Open house events are ideal for parents and students to ask questions, meet faculty and see if a particular school is the right fit. Check this list of private and other schools in the greater Cleveland/Akron area that offer upcoming open houses and tours. ...
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advice about bullying for parents

5 Ways to Empower Kids to End Bullying

(Family Features) From the classroom to the internet, bullying can lead to children developing a poor self-image or to bullying others. In fact, members of Generation Z believe bullying is

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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

What is the Difference Between a Cochlear Implant and a Hearing Aid?

Hearing aids and cochlear implants are both electronic devices that help improve hearing. How they do that is what makes them very different. Although both types of devices work best for people with permanent hearing loss, cochlear implants are traditionally recommended for people with severe to profound hearing loss, while hearing aids are recommended for people with mild to severe hearing loss. Learn more about the differences here. ...
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