children

Renea Talks Learning Strategies

Every child learns differently. Some are auditory learners, while others are visual learners. Renea sits down with WKYT’s Bill Bryant to discuss sensory processing disorders, and how you as a parent or teacher can focus on a child’s strengths when it comes to learning. She offers some great tips, including her Maps 2 Learn program […]

May Patient Spotlight: Ethan!

Ethan is a smart, sweet little boy who has overcome Verbal Apraxia through early intervention. He has been with APT since the age of two as a patient of Renea Sageser (SLP and CEO of APT), and has progressed from unintelligible speech and frustrations with communication to being able to speak clearly and be understood […]

Learning Communication Skills through Fun

by Lianne Kustes, Speech-Language Pathologist Working with little ones means that you get to have FUN while teaching them effective ways to communicate and build language skills! Use toys in their “purposeful” way, but also in creative and different ways other than what they are “meant” for. For example: use a bowling set to work […]

Your Child and Food: “Picky” or “Selective”?

by Jenny Penland, APT Occupational Therapist             Is mealtime with your child a game of wills rather than a happy family bonding time? Jenny Penland, OT, shares insight that may help you better understand your child’s eating habits and why he or she displays a preference or aversion to certain foods. The theories may surprise […]