by Keri Vandongen R.SLP, S-LP(c), photo: 

“Wow, Neel! You’re a superstar for how fast you learned this new sound skill. Quick, let’s race to the sticker box!”

Neel was a “dream student” to practice with during our therapy sessions. He enjoyed taking speech turns no matter what activity we did. He attended well, watched my mouth movements, and tried his best. While Neel and I were recovering from our intensive, action-filled session, his mom, Anya, shocked me by saying, “Neel loves coming to see you and to learn his speech words, but he doesn't practice with any of us at home.”

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Camping with Kids in the West: BC and Alberta’s Best Family Campgrounds

Fever Smartby Author Jayne Seagrave: Includes practical information about 25 of the best family-friendly national and provincial campgrounds in BC and Alberta.

All campgrounds listed are easily accessible by car or RV, relatively close to amenities and come with recreational opportunities. Jayne also addresses the wonderful benefits (and potential challenges) of camping with kids of every age. For more information, visit Purchase at

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