Speech Blubs is proud to announce the addition of Kacy Wickerson CCC-SLP@TeachSpeech LLC to our SLP network! We are releasing three videos that give parents handy at-home tips for helping children communicate.
Kacy is an ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist that helps parents and caregivers grow their child’s communication skills and confidence in the classroom. She has helped hundreds of parents understand communication development, why it is important, and how they can take an active role in growing their child’s communication skills at home. Speech Blubs thinks she makes the perfect partner in providing speech therapy at home.
See our video below. It will only take a few minutes of your time.
Kacy and Speech Blubs are releasing three videos that give parents handy at-home tips for helping children communicate. This first video discusses “the #1 strategy that you should be using when communicating with your child.” She goes on to present the strategy called “Wait Time,” that encourages parents to “Allow your child to have time to process what you’ve said, think about their response, and then choose how to respond.” She says that this strategy communicates several things including:
Kacy recommends waiting between 5 and 10 seconds for your child to respond, which might seem like an eternity, but really isn’t to receive the communication you are hoping for.
Speech Blubs raison d’etre is communicating with children and developing language skills, and like our app, using “wait time” allows you to model vocabulary and behaviors. The method really works.
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