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Unlock your Toddler's Communication
UNLOCK YOUR TODDLER'S COMMUNICATION
AND CREATE CONNECTION
YOU NEVER THOUGHT POSSIBLE
We believe that when parents meet their children where they are, to first create the joy of a back-and-forth
interaction, parents unlock their children's communication in a way that no one else can. This requires embracing a completely different perspective on communication progress than what is predominately taught in most approaches today.
Our approach IRC-1 Minute at a Time, is unlike most approaches because it is based on the premise that early autistic communicators must be taught the joy, value and purpose of communication before they will ever have the desire to communicate on their own. Families who dedicate themselves to our systematic three step approach not only change the trajectory of their toddlers' communication, but they also completely transform the relationships they have with their children.
1 minute at a time
How to get started with our approach:
Listen to our podcast.
If you are ready to take charge of your toddler's communication, join in as Cherie and Alicia cut through the misinformation out there to help you shift your thinking about what it truly takes to get your child to communicate.
Sign up for coaching.
We provide individualized coaching that is tailored specifically to your child and your family's life and daily routines. It's simple. Our families capture interactions with their child via video. We review it and coach you on exactly what you need to do next all while teaching you our best strategies and approaches.
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Listen to your Guide to Unlocking Your Toddler's Communication for free!
You will learn why we believe you are the perfect person to do this work, why you must create connection first by teaching your toddler the value and joy of a back and forth interaction and more!
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We have compiled ALL our resources into ONE course so that you can put all of the pieces together in a systematic way to get started on your own!
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We are Cherie and Alicia, two pediatric Speech-Language Pathologists who have a passion for opening the doors of communication for children ages 0-3 with characteristics of autism and those diagnosed with autism.
In our careers, it was so clear to us that the families who sought our expertise and worked diligently at home in between our therapy sessions, created progress for their children that was exponentially greater than speech therapy alone. We affectionately call these moms and dads, the 1% of families who will do whatever work it takes to help their child communicate.
So we created our coaching program for the 1% of moms and dads. We knew that if they had the tools and guidance from us as Speech-Language Pathologists, the progress they could make would be amazing.
Since developing the Step by Step Academy, the results our families are creating are more than we ever thought possible. We are blown away every day as we watch our moms and families embrace our approach and begin to unlock their child’s communication.
As highly experienced and dedicated Speech-Language Pathologists who have worked for many years providing services in a school district setting, we now see how our moms and families can create results in weeks that we could not create ourselves in many months, if not years.
More than 60 families into our coaching program, we are amazed nearly every day how skilled our families become with our approach and the results they create.
When you shift your focus it changes everything.
Learn more about our approach!
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What is a back and forth social interaction anyway?
Moving from Unintentional to Intentional Communication
Songs - Why and how to use them to build communication
Why it's not about the toy
Why your toddler is not talking
Why your toddler is not talking
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"Cherie and Alicia's coaching is the thing that can change everything. It did for us".
I am here to tell you this is THE thing that can make a difference. It was the naturalistic approach I was seeking and it can unlock everything for your child. It’s amazing as parents to be the ones who can change the trajectory of your child’s communication. In 10 weeks our girls look completely different.