It is never too early to teach a child another language – even sign language. Research shows that children who speak more than one language have higher IQs. While teaching children a second language is ideal, providing structure is essential for the learning process.
When a child is unable to produce speech sounds correctly or fluently, or has problems with his or her voice, then he or she has a speech disorder. Difficulties pronouncing sounds and stuttering are examples of speech disorders. When a child has trouble understanding others or sharing thoughts, ideas, and feelings completely, then he or… Read more
Let’s go back 5 months and quite a few posts ago to the 2013 ASHA Convention in Chicago. I was alone trying to find some peace and quiet between courses when I copped a squat (yes with a glass of wine) at the restaurant bar that is attached to the McCormick Convention Center. As luck… Read more
Have you ever wondered when is the best time to start talking to your child? The answer is – from the very beginning. Talking to your child will help with their early language development and help you bond through language.
Post Contributed By: Amy Svensson M.A., CCC-SLP Our daughter has Sensory Processing Disorder ( SPD). There, I said it…. publicly. My husband and I know we are not the only parents with a child with SPD. We are not alone. It is my hope that through this blog series I can help other parents along… Read more