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Best resources for speech therapy at home! We cover parenting tips & speech and language development to bring you all you need to know to keep your child thriving.

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Feeling Unprepared? 5 Questions You Have to Ask at IEP Meeting

As a speech-language pathologist, I have to sit in IEP meetings almost daily, so I have a few questions and tips that I think are very important…

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Mom Guilt: Am I to Blame for My Child's Speech Delay?

The normal questions I get after parents hear their child has a speech delay are like, “what could I have done differently,” “am I to…

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Preschoolers with Older Siblings Develop Speech Slower. Why?

Studies on siblings and language development show that children from large families develop communication skills more slowly because of less attention from parents.  However, more…

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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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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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Parentese - More Than Just “Baby Talk”

As a speech pathologist, it would always make me cringe to hear parents talking to their babies in this way. Annoyance level notwithstanding, it’s just…

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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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When Do Babies Start Talking?

When does Babbling Turn into Talking? With regard to babbling and communication, I can’t really tell you how long it’s going to take for your…

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How Does IEP for Preschool work?

First Things First: Early Intervention The first thing I want to address is about getting early intervention services. At this age, yes, I would have…

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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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When is it Time to Go to a Speech-Language Pathologist?

Does My Child Need Speech Therapy? First, let me tell you about speech-language pathologists (SLPs). These are the medical professionals that will evaluate, assess, diagnose,…

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If My Child Has a Speech Delay Do They Have Autism?

Any professional who examines your child will know the difference between autism and speech delay, and won’t just give a diagnosis to give a diagnosis….

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Signs Your Child Is a Late Talker

There are several developmental norms that are looked at with regard to speech and language development. These milestones should be discussed by your child’s pediatrician…

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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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7 Steps of Articulation Therapy

If your child has a speech problem, you probably don’t wonder about the specific mechanics of their speech sounds. There’s a lot that goes into…

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