Speech-Language Development: How do I know if My Child is Delayed?
You have heard the phrase, “Don’t compare your child to other children!” In some cases this is good advice. You should not be comparing your child to an overly precocious child who is above average in speech and language development. You know the child – the little girl in your son’s preschool who started talking in 8 word sentences before she turned two! But how do you know if your child is delayed?
Speech Therapy Location: Home or Clinic?
A common question that I get from parents who are wondering about the optimal location for speech therapy is: “Should we do it at home or come to your clinic?”. Generally speaking we find that children of all ages do better in ...
A Speech Therapist’s Guide to Reading with your Child
We are in the age of electronics. Children are proficient with remote controls and tablets at an increasingly younger age. Are books getting left in the dust? Are books now an old-fashioned form of entertainment that is now forgotten? We certainly hope not!
A Speech Therapist’s Top 5 Toy Picks This Holiday Season
Thinking of a fun and educational gift can be a challenge. Here are a few of our favourite toys that help promote speech and language development (all toys are available at amazon.ca).