August 2017
Featured Blog Post

Mealtime Stress, Feeding Issues, and Speech

During the month of July, we published a series of blog posts with a focus on issues related to feeding - how to know what's normal for your infant and young children or when to seek help. Topics included:

Click on the above links to learn more about mealtime stressors and feeding issues.

Photo Courtesy of  Ben Kerckx/Pixabay. Title banner added.
LAST CALL FOR PHOTOS: You Could Win a $100 Target Gift Card!

HOW TO ENTER: Wear any Kid''s Creek T-shirt around the Johns Creek area, take a picture wearing the shirt, and post it to our Facebook page with #kidscreek13. Each unique photo counts as an entry, so enter as many times as you like. 

Contest runs June 15 2017 - August 10, 2017.
Welcome to the Kid's Creek Family!

Kid's Creek is thrilled to welcome two new members to the Kid's Creek family!

Carolyn Miller joins our team as an occupational therapist. Carolyn earned her master's degree in occupational therapy from Brenau University at Gainesville and comes to us from 
Northside Medical Center Inpatient Rehab and Orthopedic Acute Care in Columbus, Georgia.

Marcy Gambale is our newest physical therapist. Marcy has over two decades of experience as a pediatric physical therapist and received her bachelor's degree in physical therapy from New York University.
It's Time to Confirm for Fall!

As we're sure you do, we experience a different kind of rhythm during the summer months. Life is more laid back, more fluid, more flexible. We're sad to see it end, like so many of our families. Now that school is starting back, it's time to look ahead toward the fall. Please consider your needs and confirm your sessions for the new school year.
Coming Soon:
Superhero Week!

Calling All Superheroes! 

September 11-15 is
Superhero Week at Kid's Creek! 

Wear your superhero gear all week long!

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Now Available: Intensive Speech Programs

Kid's Creek Therapy is happy to offer Speech Connections, intensive speech therapy programs for children with childhood apraxia of speech and those with cleft palate. Speech Connections programs are available for both current and new patients, and are a good option for families who live too far away from our office to schedule regular appointments. Learn more about each of these programs below, and  visit our Intensive Program page  for downloadable brochures on each program as well as information for Traveling Families.

Apraxia Intensive Program
Our Apraxia Intensive Program uses evidence-based techniques in an individualized program to elicit correct speech production in children with childhood apraxia of speech. The program  is available in either one- or two-week sessions. All participants will receive a home program and a treatment summary at the completion of the session.

Cleft Palate Intensive Program
Our Cleft Palate Intensive Program uses evidence-based techniques to teach children with cleft palate and/or velopharyngeal dysfunction the correct way to say speech sounds. This program benefits children with repaired and unrepaired clefts, submucous clefts, and palate weakness related to nerve damage. Within group settings, it will give children a chance to interact with peers with similar craniofacial anomalies.  The programs are available in either individual or group format for children of a variety of ages and stages of cleft palate repair. 

Call us at 770-888-5221 or inquire at the front desk for more information
about either of our Speech Connections programs.

Help Spread the Word About Kid's Creek!
Over the years, many of you have referred friends and family members to Kid's Creek - THANK YOU! We are thrilled that you trust us to treat your children. Would you mind taking a few minutes to support us by leaving a review on one or more of the following sites? 

Click each link to go directly to the Kid's Creek listing!

Do you know a child who needs our help? Let their parents know that we offer  FREE CONSULTATIONS and SCREENINGS . Many people are looking for a speech, occupational, or physical therapist for their child, and want to find a place that not only produces results, but values both the child and his/her family.
To refer a friend, have them mention your name and we'll take care of the rest. Plus, you will receive a Starbucks gift card for our refer-a-friend award program! 

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