Stuttering is one of the most common speech problems around, affecting approximately one per cent of adults and five per cent of children. However, not a lot is known about why this happens in the first place. This may be changing, as new research has uncovered activity in the brain that could be responsible for...Read More
There are several speech and language disorders that can be treated with speech therapy. Articulation disorders. An articulation disorder is the inability to properly form certain word sounds. A child with this speech disorder may drop, swap, distort, or add word sounds. An example of distorting a word would be saying “thith” instead of “this”....Read More
Speech therapy usually begins with an assessment by an SLP who will identify the type of communication disorder and the best way to treat it. Speech therapy for children For your child, speech therapy may take place in a classroom or small group, or one-on-one, depending on the speech disorder. Speech therapy exercises and activities...Read More
A speech therapist can help kids with different kinds of speech difficulties as well as language issues like dyslexia and dyspraxia.
Speech therapy can also improve communication skills in kids with language issues.