Waiting to See if They “Grow Out Of It”

Good afternoon, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. I talk to several parents along the way, inside and outside of my therapy room, that talk about their child's "speech problems" or how they "just started talking" and how their pediatrician says they'll "grow out of it." Or there are some children who are not talking yet or… Continue reading Waiting to See if They “Grow Out Of It”

The “Little Things” That May Be Hurting Your Child’s Speech and Language Development

Good day, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. Today's post is about identifying people and behaviors that may be having a negative effect on your child's speech and language development, how to eliminate them, and how to move forward. Before you read on, know this: If your child has been diagnosed with a speech or language delay… Continue reading The “Little Things” That May Be Hurting Your Child’s Speech and Language Development

How to Improve Your Child’s Ability to Answer and Ask Questions

Good afternoon, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. Lately, my husband and I have been focusing on improving our almost 2-year old's question comprehension. We are by no means expecting her to be able to answer what function questions, such as, "What do you do with a glass?", but we are trying to move her past the… Continue reading How to Improve Your Child’s Ability to Answer and Ask Questions

How to Help Your Child Talk More

Good evening, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. A while back I did a post about Everyday Activities to do at Home to Help Your Child Start Talking, in order to teach parents how they could help their child start talking. Today is for those of you who have a child that is talking, but are maybe only… Continue reading How to Help Your Child Talk More

How to Expand Your Child’s Vocabulary to Improve Their Communication

In order for you and your child to benefit from this post, please click HERE (if you haven't read it yet) to read about how vocabulary impacts communication and what the underlying cause for your child's impaired vocabulary and communication skills may be. WHY MORE READING?!?! In order to improve your child's vocabulary/communication, we have… Continue reading How to Expand Your Child’s Vocabulary to Improve Their Communication