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5 Ways a Child Can Benefit From Speech Therapy

5 Ways a Child Can Benefit From Speech Therapy

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Sometimes a child’s development may include struggles with speaking or swallowing from an early age. Speech therapy offers many solutions, such as improving the verbal expression of language or articulation and providing a more comfortable way of life. In this post, we cover the different ways a child can benefit from speech therapy so that […]

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6 Speech Therapy Techniques to Try at Home

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It’s exciting when your little ones start to talk and express themselves using sounds and new words. You can practice speech therapy techniques at home to encourage their talking and help them learn and develop language skills. Speech exercises are an excellent way to prepare your children with skills they’ll need for comprehension, articulation and […]

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9 Speech-Language Disorders Commonly Diagnosed in Kids

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Although every child will develop differently, there are times when a kid presents language challenges that may indicate a diagnosable disorder is present. In these scenarios, your child may have a speech or language — or both — disorder. Some of the most common speech disorders for kids include: 1. Preschool Language Disorders By preschool, […]

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Does My Child Need Speech Therapy?

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Proud parents may gush over their two year old’s baby talk, but if they are still using the same mispronunciations when they are four or five years old, something is probably off. It might be time to ask: does my child need speech therapy? The earlier your child is evaluated, the easier it will be to […]

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How To Make At-Home Oral Motor Activities Fun

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A child who has difficulty with the coordination of their oral muscles like the tongue, lips, and jaw will have trouble producing speech and even the ability to eat and drink. There are lots of specialized exercises to help with these problems, but exercising doesn’t sound like fun, especially for a child. So let’s call […]

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Potential Signs of a Pediatric Speech Developmental Delay

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July 11, 2023

Seeing your child grow and develop is one of parenthood’s truest joys. Some children move through their milestones quickly, others take longer, and some need a little extra help to master each step. Learn about pediatric language delays, common milestones for your child’s first years, and signs they might need a helping hand. What Is […]

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Speech Development Expectations: From Infancy to Preschool

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July 18, 2023

Although every child learns to speak at his or her own pace, parents want to know if their child’s speech and language development is on the right track. There are general milestones that are helpful in understanding age-appropriate speech development expectations from infancy to preschool. These guidelines can help parents and other caregivers to know if […]

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