Selective Mutism

Child Anxiety

Child Anxiety

How To Help Your Anxious Child Begin A New School Year by Becca Ballilnger Don’t overreact to what your child is anxious about Don’t tell them that their fear will not happen DO develop a plan of action!! Read More on Child Anxiety

Selective Mutism in Our Own Words

Selective Mutism in Our Own Words

SELECTIVE MUTISM IN OUR OWN WORDS, by Carl Sutton,  is a book about Selective Mutism (SM) by the experts in the condition: those directly affected by it. It gives a voice to people who have all too often found themselves…

King’s Speech 5th Anniversary

King’s Speech 5th Anniversary

Grand Opening Reception in Avon   All ages are welcome to come help us celebrate our 5th Anniversary and move to Avon! Thursday October 20, 2016 5-7 PM RSVP by clicking here: Facebook Events 56 East Main Street (Rt 44)…

King’s Speech and Learning Collaborates with Jewish Family Services of Hartford

King’s Speech and Learning Collaborates with Jewish Family Services of Hartford

I was thrilled to go for a tour and meet with some of the administrators at Jewish Family Services of Hartford (JFS) a couple of weeks ago. JFS is a non-for-profit and non denominational organization in West Hartford, Connecticut which…

The Difference Between Introversion and Shyness (Are You Getting This Wrong Too?)

The Difference Between Introversion and Shyness (Are You Getting This Wrong Too?)

Have you been told you are an introvert?  Shy? Here is an interesting article about introversion and shyness we decided to post for your interest: If you are interested in learning the differences between introversion and shyness please feel free…

Benefits to Creative Learning Through the Arts: A Research Review

Benefits to Creative Learning Through the Arts: A Research Review

At King’s Speech and Learning Center, we often use music and dramatic play to maximize progress in speech, language and social-emotional skills. We believe “A creative environment is a safe environment” to work on social skills and speaking confidence, as…

Social Skills Training: Unlocking Shyness One Step at a TIme

Shyness is a form of social anxiety. In its most extreme state, it is called Selective Mutism. Although rather cute as a young child, shyness can become quite painful as the child enters school where there are increased demands to…