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The Role of Executive Function Skills in Children and Adolescents
The term “executive function” has been around for quite some time, but until more recent years this disorder has been grossly under-identified. When a child was once labeled “ADHD”, they now may be diagnosed with an Executive Function Disorder. To execute means to “carry out” or “put into effect” If you think about what... Read More
Making and Keeping Friends
Here at Metro East Therapy, one of our more popular services that we are pleased to offer are our Social Skills groups. Who is the type of child who would benefit from participating in a social skills group you may ask? It is the child who has a hard time making and keeping friends. The... Read More
Does my child have dyslexia?
“My child is having a hard time learning”. “Why does my child reverse letters when writing?” “I can’t take the meltdowns when we have to sit down and do homework”. “Does my child have dyslexia?” Sound familiar? These are very common thoughts from a parent who suspects their child may have dyslexia. So, how... Read More
Speech & Language Therapy in Edwardsville IL
We want to thank the Edwardsville and Glen Carbon community for welcoming us to the neighborhood! Metro East Therapy is now providing: Speech Therapy Language Therapy Speech & Language Evaluations Social Skills & Communication IQ & Academic Testing Kindergarten Readiness Program If you are looking to make sure that your child is performing at their... Read More