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Every baby may not speak at the same pace; every child is different. But there are speech therapy activities for toddlers that you can do to help your child learn to talk. Use simple sounds Use simple sounds like “da” and “ma” or “ba” and “aa” or “ooh” to babies even when they are newborn....
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When we talk about ‘communication’, we often mean ‘what we say’: the words that we use. However, interpersonal communication is much more than the explicit meaning of words, and the information or message that they convey. It also includes implicit messages, whether intentional or not, which are expressed through non-verbal behaviours. Non-verbal communication includes facial...
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Many children exhibit speech problems early in their development and parents understandably worry about the child’s well-being and later success in school. If you’re concerned about language issues with your child the first thing you’ll want to do is consult a professional. They can help you identify strategies that will work best for the particular...
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Discovery Health, Momentum Health and Profmed will pay psychologists their normal face-to-face fees for virtual consultations during the national lockdown.  This after the HPCSA changed its rules to allow for first-time consultations to take place virtually to avoid the spread of Covid-19.  Discovery health, however, said due to privacy concerns on Skype and Zoom, it...
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WHAT IS FIZZY DOUGH? Simply put, Fizzy Dough is… any sensory dough that fizzes or bubbles. The ingredients can vary widely from recipe to recipe . However, every Fizzy Dough has two main components 1. A Moldable Dough Base (usually only 1-2 ingredients) 2. A Liquid Reactor (usually vinegar or similar) WHAT SHOULD FIZZY DOUGH LOOK LIKE?...
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Speech therapy for seniors is often necessary when recovering from the debilitating consequences of a stroke or dementia.  It may also be necessary after a head injury. The ability to communicate effectively is important at any age, but for seniors it can be absolutely vital. If a senior cannot successfully describe what they need, where...
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Speech therapy is an intervention method that focuses on helping children with impaired speech or swallowing capabilities. Speech therapists, commonly known as speech-language pathologists (SLPs), are highly educated, trained, and experienced professionals that can provide such services to children and adults. They often work as a team to help patients overcome a wide range of...
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Young children whose parents read them five books a day enter kindergarten having heard about 1.4 million more words than kids who were never read to, a new study found. This “million word gap” could be one key in explaining differences in vocabulary and reading development, said Jessica Logan, lead author of the study and...
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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”....
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