March 2018
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Listen to Your Voice!

Although it doesn't feel that way for most of us, speaking with someone else is a complex activity. You have to be able to listen, interpret, and decide on a response, and then your brain coordinates what muscles need to move to say the sounds required to form the words. It is a lot of work using many different systems in the body! One of the subsystems that is necessary for us to produce speech is our voice box, or larynx. The larynx is home to the vocal folds, which not only help us speak but also protect our airway. It's important to understand what the vocal folds do so we better understand why we need to listen to them.

2018 Summer Camps and Clubs

Summer Fun Camp
June 4-8
9:30am - 12:00pm
This camp is sure to have your child playing, laughing, creating and longing to come back the next day. Each day offers a different theme with organized and fun activities. Children must be able to function with minimum to moderate assistance in a small group setting. Ages 2-4.

Cleft Palate Camp
June 18-22
9:30am - 11:00am
An intensive therapy-based camp focusing on the specialized needs of children with cleft palate repair. A fun, therapeutic camp with our specialist, Marissa Habeshy.

Food Explorers
A Multi-Disciplinary Sensory Camp for Picky and Problem Eaters
June 18-22
11:00am - 1:00pm
Using the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding, kids will experience and interact with food together. A fun and playful camp, we make experiencing food a positive interaction! The camp is run by therapists who are trained in The SOS Approach (an evidenced-based program proven to be effective in expanding the food repertoires of picky eaters and problem feeders). Ages 4-6.

Food Scientists
A Multi-Disciplinary Sensory Camp for Picky and Problem Eaters
June 25-29
11:00am - 1:00pm
A more detailed learning approach for older children with food limitations or aversions. Using the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding, kids will experience and interact with food together. A fun experience, we make experiencing food a positive interaction! The camp is run by therapists who are trained in The SOS Approach (an evidenced-based program proven to be effective in expanding the food repertoires of picky eaters and problem feeders). Ages 7-10.

PROMPT and Play
June 25-29
9:30am - 11:00am
This is an intensive group speech therapy camp utilizing the PROMPT facilitation technique. This camp is appropriate for a variety of diagnoses including apraxia, dysarthria and autism spectrum. Limited to 4 participants per session. Children must be minimally able to imitate speech sounds and be able to function with minimum to moderate assistance in a small group setting. Ages 4-7.

Sensational Social Skills!
July 9-13
9:30am - 12:30pm
Join us as we journey through some amazing sensory and social adventures! An exciting camp experience focusing on sensory processing activities and social skills training. Ages 8-12.

Lunch Bunch
July 9-13
12:30pm - 1:30pm
It's lunch time fun with a focus on social skills in a restaurant setting. Join us at local restaurants (a different venue each day) to work on functional life skills and social interactions with friends! Transportation is required by parent to and from the restaurant location. All venues will be provided upon registration. Therapist directed and supervised, parents do not have to stay for the lunch experience. Ages 9 and up.

Leaders in Training
July 16-20
9:30am - 12:30pm
Come and be a part of a camp like no other! Develop life skills and leadership skills at our unique and exciting camp!  Our LITs will have the opportunity to gain real life experience by learning work skills at our neighborhood Kroger grocery store and work on developing leadership skills and life skills with our Kid's Creek therapists. Ages 13+.

ALL camps require a $50, non-refundable deposit to hold your child's spot. Due to the limited space in each camp we are unable to hold your child's place in a camp without a deposit. The balance is due the first day of camp/first session. Please call our office to register: 770-888-5221.
Spring Break is Approaching!

Spring Break is a great time to participate in one of our  intensive therapy sessions! Speak to your therapist if you feel this option might be appropriate for your child.

Also, please let the front desk know if you are planning to be out of town or need to reschedule any of your upcoming appointments.
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