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Why Do Children Refuse or Resist Speech Therapy?

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Why Do Children Refuse or Resist Speech Therapy?

[Source] Apraxia-Kids

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By: Tracy Vail, CCC-SLP

I think it's really valuable when professionals and parents make a shift in their thinking, where the question changes from "Why won't my child participate in therapy?" to "What do I need to do to change the environment so the child wants to learn?" The responsibility for teaching any skill then becomes the responsibility of the professional and, realistically, it's the only position to hold that gives us any power in the teaching situation.

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