Unplug for Improved Communication

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 their gaze on the same toy, even after parents looked away. When parents are distracted by technology, shared eye gaze towards a toy (joint attention) is significantly decreased. The article below published by the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association gives some great strategies for parents to enhance their children's communication skills, suggestions for parents who feel tech-overloaded,

Avoid the Summer Slide

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 their skills. Call or email today!

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