Language Disorder

interactive storybook

4 Interactive Storybook Reading Tips to Improve Vocabulary in Young Children

Children with specific language impairment (SLI) have significant language deficits compared to their peers in the absence of an obvious causal factor. These deficits affect the development of vocabulary, grammar, and discourse skills, with evidence that certain morphemes may be especially difficult to acquire. Furthermore, children with SLI seem to need two to three times …

4 Interactive Storybook Reading Tips to Improve Vocabulary in Young Children Read More »

behavior management

3 Super Nanny Episodes to Help Parents Improve Behavior Management

When might solid behavior management skills be necessary? When a child has poor language skills. You might often find they demonstrate many unwanted behaviors, which are their form of communication.  What should also be considered is the possibility that a child’s behavior is also based on the response they expect or have already experienced. For …

3 Super Nanny Episodes to Help Parents Improve Behavior Management Read More »

speech delays

Why the Wait & See Approach Outdated for Determining Developmental Delays

Guest blogger Shannon Briggs (student SLP) of SLP Corner It is not uncommon to hear people suggest that you can just “wait and see” if your child is experiencing delays in areas such as speech or language. However, recent research by Singleton (2018) asserts that the “wait and see” approach for children’s speech and language …

Why the Wait & See Approach Outdated for Determining Developmental Delays Read More »

language development in toddlers

3 Household Items to Encourage Language Development in Toddlers

As speech-language pathologists, we undergo at least 6 years of training in evaluating and treating communication and feeding disorders across the lifespan (newborn to geriatric). Often, we learn techniques to treat disorders and delays using fancy tools with evidence-based research. One experience many therapists can attest to in graduate school is being tasked with using …

3 Household Items to Encourage Language Development in Toddlers Read More »

screen time delays

Screen Time Affects Your Child’s 5 Areas of Development

Screen time can be a lifesaver when you have tasks to complete and need something to occupy your child’s attention. Screens can also be detrimental to your child’s overall development when not used in moderation or with parental interaction. It is a double edged sword.  Developmental Domains From birth, outside influences are shaping your child\’s …

Screen Time Affects Your Child’s 5 Areas of Development Read More »

free preschool eligibility for developmental delays

Preschoolers with Developmental Delays Can Attend School Starting at 3 Years Old for FREE

Children 3 to 5 years old who demonstrate developmental delays may be eligible to receive special education services at your local elementary school. This is funded via Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), which contains grants related to providing free and appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive (LR) environment for …

Preschoolers with Developmental Delays Can Attend School Starting at 3 Years Old for FREE Read More »

speech therapy SLP

Does My Child Need Speech Therapy?

The need for speech therapy depends on many factors. Speech and language problems are not uncommon in children. Kids progress and develop at different rates. Because of this, it may be easy for a parent or pediatrician to overlook atypical communication development and the need for speech therapy. Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) are specialists in this …

Does My Child Need Speech Therapy? Read More »

June 29th - July 13th

Reserve Your Appointment Now

Has this school year been challenging?difficult?trying?

Speech-Language Testing with Complimentary IEP Review

Screen Your Toddler's Communication Now

Screener results will be delivered via e-mail.