As an SLP, I get approached frequently by families concerned with their child’s speech and language development. Many times, families first bring their concerns to their child’s pediatrician who often (not always) encourages the families to give their child time. As a...

Sippy cups were designed for children to drink from a cup with reduced spillage, not to enhance children's feeding or speech development.


Some of the problems associated with sippy cups:

  • Hard spouts of sippy cups can interfere with the development of feeding skills....

As parents and caregivers, we want to know about our child's day at school. This can be especially difficult for children with communication challenges. An article on understood.com, "How to Say It: Better Questions to Ask Your Child About School" has some great ideas...

Some Great Books for Stimulating Speech Language Development:

September 14, 2016

Do you have a preschool student who is having behavioral issues due to a communication delay? Is your grade school student having difficulty with literacy due to a speech sound disorder? Does your middle school or high school student have difficulty making and keeping...

There is still time to help your child maintain and further develop his/her speech language skills over summer vacation. Children who continue receiving speech language therapy over the summer are significantly less likely to have a regression in their skills.  Call 97...

The most important thing you can do with your child to enhance their language development is to engage with them. A study published in the journal "Current Biology" found that the longer parents held their eye gaze towards a toy, the longer one-year old babies held the...

June 2, 2016

 

We are scheduling now for summer sessions! Help your child maintain and further develop his/her speech language skills over summer vacation. Children who continue receiving speech language therapy over the summer are significantly less likely to have a regression in t...

 

Do you have concerns about your child’s ability to communicate or to understand language? When determining whether or not your child has a problem, it is helpful to know about typical speech and language development.  Here are the ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearin...