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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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A Comparison of Articulation and Phonological Processing

Often, when we talk about typical development in speech, the conversation is influenced by articulation and phonological awareness. So, it’s important to realize that there…

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Articulation Therapy: The Mighty M Sound

“Ma, ma, ma, ma” is one of the first sound/syllable combinations that occur with kids because it’s made by bringing the lips together – one…

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R Sound Speech Therapy Ideas for Home

In fact, the R sound can be so tricky to pronounce that it is one of the last sounds to be mastered. Kids begin to…

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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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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.

- By Nola and Kory

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Developmental Language Disorder — Causes, Signs, and Treatment

Understanding and utilizing language is not easy for everyone; especially those individuals who have been diagnosed with developmental language disorder (DLD). DLD is a hidden,…

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L Sound Articulation Therapy: A Guide for Parents

Due to the fact that /l/ is so difficult, it usually gets omitted (deleted) or substituted for another sound like /w/ or /y/. Luckily, there are…

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NG Sound Articulation Therapy: A Guide for Parents

Most of the time, if your child is having difficulty with ng sound articulation, they are either omitting it completely (deleting the sound) or substituting…

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Cleft Palate and Lip: Causes, Treatment and Speech Therapy

Clefts are described based on the structures involved (lip, alveolus, hard palate, soft palate), laterality (unilateral left, unilateral right, or bilateral), and severity (width and…

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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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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…