Approach to Autism Gift of Gratitude

Register to win one of two $50.00 gift checks that will be given away monthly. Sign up now for their Gift of Gratitude, partner reward program. Every month, starting November 1, 2011, Approach to Autism will be giving two $50 Gift of Gratitude gift certificates to our viewers. Register here to win. Gift Certificates will […]

December 9, 2011: ILI’s Company Holiday Social at Jackson’s Bistro

***ATTENTION ALL ILI THERAPISTS*** You definitely don’t want to miss out on this one! ILI is hosting our Holiday Social at Jackson’s Bistro, Harbour Island. Join us for a night of fun and dancing at the Island Bar on the patio for Hors D’oeuvres and the bar will be open (cash bar). Bring your spouse/dance […]

Building Better Behavior for Children Who Tantrum, Refuse to Eat, Experience Sleeping Problems, Etc.

Do you work with young children who tantrum, refuse to eat, experience sleeping problems, and/or have other challenging behavior? If so, join us for the Building Better Behavior online course where you’ll learn evidence-based, behavior intervention strategies to address these behaviors. WHAT: Ten 2.5 hour sessions delivered online WHEN: Beginning Winter 2011 WHY: Participants who […]

November 5, 2011: Help Us Raise $1 Million for Farm Animals!

Help support our very own Breann M., SLP, by donating today! She will be walking for farm animals, and has written a personal letter to you: Hello! It’s that time of year again that I will be participating in the Walk For Farm Animals for Farm Sanctuary on November 5th, 2011. Each year my sister […]

What is Stuttering? What causes Stuttering? How to treat Stuttering.

Understanding Stuttering What is stuttering? Stuttering is more than just stuttering. It arises due to an interaction among several factors that are affected by both the child’s genes and their environment: Language Skills for formulating messages (planning) Motor Skills for producing rapid and precise speech (producing) Temperament for reacting to disruptions in speech (reacting & […]

November 5-6. 2011: Cued Speech Initiative @ USF

The Cued Speech Initiative @ Cued Speech Explained… The National Cued Speech Association defines Cued Speech as a visual communication system that uses eight handshapes in four different placements near the face in combination with the mouth movements of speech to make the sounds of spoken language look different from each other. Cued Speech chart. […]

ILI’s October 2011 Featured Educational Book: Five Little Pumpkins!

Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate. The first one said, “Oh, my it’s getting late!” The second one said, “There are witches in the air.” The third one said, “But we don’t care!” The fourth one said, “Let’s run, and run and run!” The fifth one said, “I’m ready for some fun.” Ooooooooooo went […]

All Children’s Hospital’s Fit4AllKids – Addressing Childhood Obesity

All Children’s Hospital has made a commitment to help address the problem of childhood obesity by creating a program called Fit4Allkids, Weight Management & Fitness for Families. A task force of pediatric physicians, dietitians, physical therapists, educators and advocates spent a year developing Fit4Allkids to help children maintain a healthy weight and body size, and […]

October 15, 2011: FireHouse Family Chili Cook Off & Block Party

All Children’s Hospital, Kohl’s Cooks for Kids, St. Pete Fire and Rescue- Fossil Park Station and Radio Disney are stirring up some fun and challenging families to come out and show-off their culinary skills at this fun and tasty event. Families who don’t want to compete are encouraged to come and sample the tasty entries! […]

October 8, 2011: 8th Annual Tampa Bay Buddy Walk at Largo Central Park for Down Syndrome Awareness

The Buddy Walk® was developed by the National Down Syndrome Society in 1995 to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October and to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with down syndrome. The Buddy Walk has grown from 17 walks in 1995 to nearly 300 walks planned for 2011 worldwide. In 2010, more than $11.2 […]