October 31, 2011
- Promoting Speech-Language In Infancy
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April 23, 2010
- Talk With Your Hands
The use of sign language with hearing children is one excellent way to help our little ones along with their development. The use of signed communication in children seems to decrease frustration during the acquisition of speech and language development as it provides them with a way to communicate.
January 13, 2010
- 10 Tips to Promote Speech and Language Skills in Your Child
Research in Speech and Hearing Sciences recognizes the communication skills of newborns and even the developing fetus during the last trimester of pregnancy. The following are ten ways you can nurture the five different areas of speech and language development in typically developing infants and toddlers.
October 21, 2009
- Help Your Child Understand and Learn to Ask Questions
Being able to understand question forms and being able to ask questions is an essential part of language development. It's the way we give and get information about our world. Questions lay the foundation for children to participate in conversations, demonstrate their knowledge and gather information.
September 5, 2009
- Exploring Language Through Song and Play
I want to introduce a wonderful CD and activity book set designed to listen to and engage your child in orde to help enhance speech and language skills in a very indirect way. This CD and activity book set was created by Karin Howard, MA, CCC-SLP, a fellow speech/language pathologist, along with Alan Riva (Captain Al).
June 15, 2009
- Late Talker or Receptive Language Delay?
A receptive language delay/disorder may be an underlying factor in why your child is not picking up words as easily as other children around him. There might be more going on than just "he's not picking up words" or "he's just a late talker."