At a speech therapy seminar several years ago a presenter said, “If a child thinks they cannot say a sound or word, chances are they won’t”. After many years in speech therapy I’ve… Read More »The Role of Confidence in Speech Therapy
It’s starts with observation, my child is not talking. This is followed by the thought something may be wrong with their language development. Then the questions; will this just go… Read More »Concern My Child’s Language Development may be Delayed
The numbers vary but by age two a spoken vocabulary of at least 50 words is the average. Some children say upwards of 150 which is great, while others with… Read More »How many words should my two year old say?
When the acquisition of speech appears problematic, I often turn to Amercian Sign Language for help. opting to use sign language is best when: a child shows a strong reluctance… Read More »Sign Language Can Help Facilitate Speech
There are over 130,000 Speech Therapists in the US alone. They go by titles such as Speech-Language-Pathologist, Speech Therapist, Speech Pathologist. These therapists work in a variety of different settings and are generally… Read More »Where Can I Find A Speech Therapist?