Why Babbling Matters

Why Babbling Matters

Around six months old, the coos and gurgles your infant makes start to give way to real, language-like sounds.  These sounds, known as babbing, are a huge leap forward in language development.  At this stage, babbling sounds like the same syllables over and over such...
Is My Toddler a Late Talker?

Is My Toddler a Late Talker?

  “Talking is normal and not talking is not. While this may seem obvious, too often a child is treated as if speech will begin when the child is ready. Few physicians, confronted by a boy who is old enough to walk, but who isn’t would confront the mother by...
Spring Speech Therapy Activities

Spring Speech Therapy Activities

Spring Speech Therapy Activities Spring is just around the corner! Here are a few speech therapy ideas for spring. All of the items below were purchased at CVS “Spring Up and Catch Game” This game has been a hit this week! Here’s how I am using it: Speech: We are...
5 Tips to Help your Early Reader

5 Tips to Help your Early Reader

5 Tips to Help your Early Reader Reading out loud is one of the best things you can do to encourage your child’s literacy skills, social skills, and language skills. By making the time to read, we show children the importance of reading and the magic that books hold....
What They Do When They’re Two

What They Do When They’re Two

What They Do When They’re Two By: Brooke Andrews, M.A CCC-SLP As a Speech Pathologist, I get a lot of questions from parents on what children should be do in terms of speech and language. The following summarizes what we expect to see for children two to three years...
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