What can you, the parent of a toddler who is struggling to acquire language, do to help? One of the first things you can do is communicate to him in his language.
If your child has a speech and language delay, you want to do as much as you can to help her! The good news is, helping your child learn language at home does not take any extra time at all.
Life is busy! Parents are juggling their own work commitments, home needs, all of their children’s extra-curricular activities, and staying on top of their children’s academic needs. When is there time for speech therapy homework?
Some professionals believe that a tongue tie will result in speech delays due to the shorter range of motion possible for the tongue. Due to this belief, there are professionals who perform a surgical procedure called frenotomy, commonly known as tongue tie clipping. But is clipping your child's tongue tie truly necessary?
Dyslexia is a disorder in individuals who have difficulty acquiring the language skills of reading, writing and spelling despite having average to above average intelligence.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a disorder which is based on a collection of characteristics. Due to the nature of a “spectrum” disorder, there is varying degrees of severity and presentation of the characteristics associated with ASD. No two children with ASD are alike.
We frequently hear from parents with children between 2 - 4 years that their child is stuttering. In most cases it is NOT stuttering. The bumpy speech is caused by sudden growth in their preschooler’s language. But real stuttering also starts between the ages of 2-4 years. So how can you tell if it's real stuttering?
Your child or loved one needs a speech-language pathologist. Where do you begin? The internet is saturated with names of sole practitioners or companies offering their speech services. How do you decide which speech-language pathologist to hire for your loved one? Here is a list of the top 5 considerations for hiring a speech-language pathologist.
Between birth and 1 year of age, a child’s speech, language and social play skills are developing so quickly that it is difficult to know if your child is meeting his developmental milestones. Here is a breakdown to let you know what you should expect and when you should be concerned.
A lisp is often referred to as cute until a certain age when a parent begins to question if this should really still be happening. How does a parent really know when a lisp should disappear? The following information will help you identify what a lisp is, and when therapy is indicated.