12 Tips for Encouraging Good Language Skills in Children

While understanding norms regarding children’s communication development is necessary for speech-language pathologists, encouraging use of good language skills throughout a child’s day is necessary for parents and caregivers. Doing this provides opportunities to develop appropriate communication skills necessary for daily interaction with peers and adults. Not to mention, early language skills are crucial in determining a child’s future school success. EXPRESSIVE LANGUAGE Anticipate their needs but allow them … Read More

What is a Speech-Lagnauge Disorder?

What is a Speech-Language Disorder? First, let’s define the vocabulary often used when we, speech-language pathologists, refer to communication disorders commonly diagnosed in young children. Speech Sound Disorder is used when sound errors persist past a certain age and can be as a result of an articulation (making sounds) and/or phonological process (sound patterns). Every sound has a different range of ages when a child should produce the sound correctly. Language Disorder is used  when a … Read More

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