The excitement and anticipation before the birth of a child is like no other. All of the celebration, planning, and eager wondering about what the baby will be and bring is natural during pregnancy. Will it be a boy or a girl? Will they inherit Dad’s sense of humor or Mom’s chin? Will they be…

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When it comes to the children in our lives, we want the very best. Whether it be the safest crib, the best daycare, or the toys that will help them learn and interact with the world, we’re anxious to seek out whatever will help them the most and keep them safe and happy. Upon receiving…

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A pediatric audiologist performs hearing tests and evaluations to examine children for the presence and severity of hearing loss. If you feel that your child is struggling with his or her hearing, there are warning signs that you should be aware of: Infants: Newborn: Not jumping or reacting to sudden, loud noises Three months: Not…

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What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech? Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a label for a motor speech disorder in which a child’s brain has difficulty determining how and when to move the jaw, lips, and tongue to produce speech. In essence, the brain has difficulty planning, writing and implementing directions to the muscles in…

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