Limited consonant sound use results in unintelligible speech and often indicates a motor speech disorder (apraxia) or phonological disorder. Check out these norms and the list of “red flags” which indicate that speech therapy is likely needed to help your child learn to be understood. By 18 months Child produces
Children with Selective Mutism find it hard to answer questions and at Christmas time everyone is prone to ask more questions. Here are strategies for parents on how to deal with some situations.
How can you help your child use more than one word?
Always give your child a choice… that will help develop language
In this video I talk about the 8 stages before a child will start to speak. Imitation is an important aspect of learning to speak.
In This video I describe what is bilingualism, and certainly it is NOT bilingualism that causes a language delay. Speaking more than one language is amazing.
Use the environment to improve your child’s language and speech sounds.
Children learn language linking object to sounds… stop using FLASHCARDS
In this video I explore how important is to stimulate senses to lower your child anxiety.
Children learn through play and I discovered this game from 1970, which provides fun and excitement for children. It can be used for children with any abilities.