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King’s Speech Summer Groups

King’s Speech Summer Groups

Summer Groups at King’s Speech Groups run weekly from June 27  through August 10, 2017   Pragmatics/Social Language: Perfect to carry over skills from 1:1 treatment or school. Targets behaviors such as verbal Initiation, emotional regulation, conversational balance, impulsivity, and…

Judith Rosenfield recipient of Special Education Award

Judith Rosenfield recipient of Special Education Award

Judith Rosenfield, director of King’s Speech and Learning Center in Simsbury, Connecticut,  received the Spirit of SEPTO Award from Bristol Special Education PTO for her noble service in the community. On June 3, 2014 nine Spirit awards were given out,…

Social Practice with Peers

Social Practice with Peers

King’s Speech and Learning offers an onsite visit of a licensed speech-language pathologist to enhance your child’s social skills. For children with relatively mild social language challenges, the best environment for social practice is within natural contexts, such as day…

Common Myths of Asperger’s or is it the Male Species?

As any of my female readers who have  middle aged husbands know,  the male species is wired differently than the female species.   It is no wonder then, why any woman venting to her friends about her husband’s lack of ability…

Boys’ Social and Learning Challenges: Gaming to Re-engage for Learning

As a special holiday tribute to all of our favorite boys out there, I am offering a 3 part series  on the social-emotional  and learning challenges young boys face in today’s culture.  The post below is the first of a…

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…