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140 Gregory Lane #210
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

(925) 787-2297

Located in Pleasant Hill, CA, and serving nearby communities such as Danville, Alamo, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Concord, Martinez, etc. Posy Inc. provides speech and language therapy services to children with a variety of needs. Our lead therapist, Katie Irwin Hall, M.A. CCC-SLP, has worked in various settings providing assessment and treatment of children with developmental disabilities, phonological disorders, language impairments, developmental apraxia of speech, auditory processing disorders, fluency disorders, and autism. Katie has a passion for working with families and their children in early intervention - concentrating on building communication, social, and play skills - as well as social cognition therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. 

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Technology... the good, the bad, and the ugly

Katie Irwin

"Children now rely on technology for the majority of their play, grossly limiting challenges to their creativity and imaginations, as well as limiting necessary challenges to their bodies to achieve optimal sensory and motor development..."

Here is an interesting article about the impact of technology on our developing children. With technology becoming increasingly involved in our day to day lives, how do we limit and monitor the exposure of our children, without sheltering them from a society that they will be expected to fully participate in? 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cris-rowan/technology-children-negative-impact_b_3343245.html