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Speech Impediments

Read more about some of the most common speech issues that require the help of a speech therapist: stuttering, apraxia, cleft palate, hearing loss, and more.

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Selective Mutism vs. Shyness

Your three-year-old is your pride and joy. Their smile just brightens your day and they are everything you could have ever wanted. They love to…

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I Am a Boy Who Can’t Say His Name

Please take the time to read this stunningly clear prose about a mother’s experience with her son, who has Apraxia (also known as Verbal Apraxia,…

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Selective Mutism: An Introduction for Parents

Is selective mutism a speech or language disorder? Moreover, is it a real condition? I’m sure these are just some of the questions you have…

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The Journey to Advocacy and Finding Charlie’s Voice

Speech Blubs is proud to present the powerful story of a mom navigating child services in Ireland to become an advocate for her son, finding…

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Carlo's Story : Apraxia of Speech and Speech Blubs App

What is Apraxia of Speech? In a very simplified definition, Apraxia of Speech is a neurological speech disorder that causes great difficulty in “planning and…

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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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Speech Therapy and Frenectomies

First things first, a lot of people might not be aware of what a frenectomy entails. Frenectomy is a simple oral surgical procedure that eliminates…

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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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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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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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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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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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6 Types of Speech Impediments

A speech impediment relates to the way an individual produces or articulates specific sounds. One example of this is stuttering. Under the umbrella of a…

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What Is Apraxia of Speech and How Is It Diagnosed?

CAS may occur as a result of a known neurological impairment, in association with complex neurobehavioral disorders of known and unknown origin, or as an…

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Hearing Loss and Speech Development Delay

Hearing successfully leads to speech and language development, communication, and learning. Children who have been diagnosed with a hearing loss, of any severity, my display…

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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…