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Speech Disorders

We help kids speak no matter their speech challenges! Speech therapists advise parents about late talkers, speech delay, stuttering, apraxia, articulation, and other speech impediments.

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Toddler Stutter - 7 Things Nobody Tells You

Disfluency, also called stuttering, involves abnormal: Hesitations – will pause awkwardly between words Repetitions – will repeat sounds or words in a sentence (e.g., “I…

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When Should I Worry about Stuttering in Young Children?

Toddler stuttering usually includes these common errors: Repetition of certain sounds, syllables, or words; Prolonging sounds; Stopping mid-sound – they stop talking at random moments…

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JJ and CH Sounds Articulation Therapy: A Guide for Parents

The JJ and CH sounds are pairs – which means they are produced in the exact same location, but the JJ sound is produced with…

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T and D Sounds Articulation Therapy: A Guide for Parents

That is because both of these sounds are produced in the same location. The only difference is voicing – /t/ is voiceless and /d/ is…

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An Explanation of Language Processing Disorder (LPD)

I just went to a fabulous workshop by Audiologist Suzanne Foley, who discussed the differences between the following: language processing disorder, auditory processing disorder, and…

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Auditory Processing Disorder

According to Geffner and Kessler’s overview, Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) refers to “what the brain does with what the ears hear.” One example is, there…

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B Sound Articulation Therapy: A Guide for Parents

The /b/ sound is a bilabial sound, which means the lips are pressed together while producing the sound. It is also a voiced sound, which…

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5 Kids Games for Articulation Therapy

If your child is getting articulation therapy in the school setting, this means they are working on specific sounds that are not coming out clear…

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Can Children on the Autism Spectrum have Apraxia of Speech?

So first things first, your child can be diagnosed with Autism AND have apraxia of speech at the same time. Can both disorders happen independently…

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How Common Is Speech Delay in Toddlers?

Their language abilities may be developing at a slower rate than most children’s. They may have trouble expressing themselves or understanding others. Their delay may…

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My son was diagnosed with bilateral hearing loss in both ears last year, and after his surgery, Speech Blubs is the best app to get him on track with kids his age.

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Einstein Syndrome: How to Recognize It, and What to Do

What is Einstein Syndrome? Einstein syndrome is the state in which a child exhibits a speech delay, but also demonstrates outstanding analytical skills and memory…

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Articulation Therapy: An All-in-One Guide for Parents

Experts consider this a “speech sound disorder” in the motoric production of speech sounds. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) reports that “Articulation approaches target each…

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Is There a Link Between Antidepressants and Speech Delay?

My first thought when I read this was, “wow, that’s a really good question.” I have several friends who had hyperemesis gravidarum (pregnancy complication that…

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What are the Reasons for Speech Delay?

In general, a child has a speech delay if the child’s speech development isn’t developing at an expected rate. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital posted:…

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How to Know If My Child Is a Late Bloomer or Late Talker?

All children go through the same stages as their speech and language develops. However, it’s hard to know exactly when your child will get to…

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Help Children Who Stutter Overcome Bullying

My typical caseload consists of students who have cognitive issues, auditory or language processing disorders, Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder and stuttering. Up until two years…

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