What You Need to Do if Your Child Needs Speech-Language Therapy

Good morning, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. If your child is having a problem, you want to "nip it in the bud" and get the problem solved as quickly as possible. If your child is participating in speech-language therapy or may participate in a speech-language evaluation, their problem is currently with their speech or language, or… Continue reading What You Need to Do if Your Child Needs Speech-Language Therapy

How to be Prepared if Your Child’s School Wants to do a Speech-language Evaluation

Good morning, everyone. Speech-language pathologist/momma here. I work in the school system as a SLP (speech-language pathologist) and I see all kinds of different parents come in for meetings I schedule. If it is the first or second meeting ever, I see some parents that are anxious because they don't know what to expect and… Continue reading How to be Prepared if Your Child’s School Wants to do a Speech-language Evaluation

How to Improve Your Child’s Attention Span

"Phoebe just doesn't want to listen." "I feel like I can read the same story over and over to Trevor, and he still can't answer one question about it." "Jill rarely finishes her work in class." "I'll ask Sam to draw a picture of his favorite game for me, but 2 minutes later he is… Continue reading How to Improve Your Child’s Attention Span

Part 2 of the Basic Language Concepts Your Child Needs and How to Teach Them at Home

Good afternoon, everyone. This is part 2 of the basic language concepts your child needs and how to teach them at home. Part 1 covered what the basic language concepts are, why they are important, the teaching process to follow when teaching someone a new skill, and how to use everyday activities at home to… Continue reading Part 2 of the Basic Language Concepts Your Child Needs and How to Teach Them at Home

How to Teach Your Nonverbal Child to Communicate Without Using Words

Before you begin, these alternate communication methods are NOT meant to replace your child talking in the future. It IS meant to open more communication doors and opportunities up for you and your child. They also expand your child's vocabulary, which is necessary for effective communication. Bounce over here if you want to see how… Continue reading How to Teach Your Nonverbal Child to Communicate Without Using Words