August 2019
Featured Blog Post
Fun Activities to Round Out Your Summer and Work on Speech and Language, Too!

With summer comes camps, vacations, and lazy days! You've no doubt done these things and more, but before summer comes to a close, remember that summer brings some great opportunities to work on speech and language skills. 

In this month's featured blog post we share some simple, fun (and maybe slightly messy) ideas to make speech and language exciting for kids.
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.
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Coming Soon:
Superhero Week

Calling All Superheroes!  

September 9-13 is  Superhero Week at Kid's Creek! 

Wear your superhero gear all week long!
Kid's Creek Will Be Closed for Labor Day

Reminder: the clinic will be closed on Monday, September 2, for Labor Day. If your child is typically seen on Mondays and you wish to schedule another day and time, please call the office at    770-888-5221.  
Get to Know You: Myrlaine Darius

In Get to Know You, we ask our staff a few questions to give our families a peek into who they are as people, not simply providers. This month's Get to Know You features Office Manager Myrlaine Darius

Who is your hero?  My father is my hero. He came to America as an immigrant with nothing, worked very hard, and made a comfortable life for his family. He has sacrificed so much for the benefit for his family and never has stopped doing so.

What is your favorite thing about your career?  Being an advocate for the children and parents we serve. Whenever I can solve a problem or get the best answer makes my day satisfying.

What is your proudest accomplishment?  Moving my entire life to a new state and getting right into the groove of things and taking the next step in my career .

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?  In high school because my name was hard to pronounce my nickname everyone gave me was Mermaid. Besides that I go by Mimi .

Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life? 
I would love either the singer Lizzo as my adult self and Marsai Martin as my younger self

What three items would you take with you on a deserted island?  Picture of my family, my kindle, MAKEUP!

If you had to describe yourself as an animal, which one would it be?  Polar Bear, beautiful to look at but also not to be messed with if provoked.
Now Booking Fall Speech Intensive Sessions

Kid's Creek Therapy is happy to offer  Speech Connections, intensive speech therapy programs for children with childhood apraxia of speech or for 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 by  visiting our Intensive Program page for downloadable brochures as well as information for  Traveling Families

Call us at 770-888-5221 or inquire at the front desk for more information
and available dates for our Speech Connections programs.
Check Out Our Shop!

Our therapists often recommend products to our families to support your children's goals outside of the therapy environment. Kid's Creek has teamed up with Amazon to offer many of these products directly through our website. Visit to view the available occupational, physical, and speech therapy products.

Have questions? Talk to your child's therapist about specific recommendations for your child.
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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