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Therapy Looks A Lot Like Play… Here’s Why

If you’ve ever seen your child’s speech-language or occupational therapy session, you might have noticed that it looked a lot like “playing”. In fact, pediatric speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists almost always include some sort of toy, game, or other play-based activity during their sessions with children, often times in combination with more direct-instructional learning […]

What You Need to Know About Milestones

As they grow older, your child will begin to develop skills like crawling, walking, smiling, and waving! These are called developmental milestones. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), developmental milestones “are things most children can do by a certain age”. Milestones aren’t necessarily “set in stone”, but are predicted age ranges […]

Coronavirus: Updates and Changes

Please read this entire page for information on tele-therapy, in-office availabilities and procedures, as well as altered hours of opening. During this time of challenge and uncertainty, we here at RightStart Therapy are all doing our absolute best to continue to serve our families as we all adjust to our new normal. At this time, […]

RightStart Adds Second Pediatric Speech Therapy Location in Athens, GA

We are thrilled to announce our second location for Pediatric Speech Therapy is now open in Athens, GA! Convenient to Landmark Hospital, Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, the University of Georgia Health Sciences Campus and other Athens amenities, RightStart Therapy Services in Athens, GA is designed to serve the needs of the greater Clarke County […]

2016 Autism Speaks Walk

  Gearing up for the 2016 Walk!  Join our team or support us by making a donation! Our goal is to raise over $1500.00! While you’re at the Walk stop by our booth at the resource fair for games and prizes!  Other vendors will also be on hand to provide your family with information about […]

South West GA Buddy Walk

The Buddy Walk® was established in 1995 by the National Down Syndrome Society to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October and to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. Walk Date: Oct 4, 2014 Walk Time: 10:00 AM Walk Name: South West GA Buddy Walk Address Legacy Park Old Pretoria Rd. Albany, […]

Early Intervention: “Wait and See” Is Not an Option

Michael Rosanoff, Autism Speaks Associate Director of Public Health Research and Scientific Review, reponds to Dr. Max Wiznitzer’s comment on MSNBC where he urged caution before jumping to a conclusion of an autism diagnosis. Read our full coverage of the CDC’s prevalence update here. The new CDC numbers on autism prevalence are much more than just numbers.  These […]