When you hear the term speech therapy, what comes to mind? Helping children with a lisp? Providing communication training for children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder? Restoring speech to someone who has suffered a head injury or stroke? It is true that speech therapy can help with a variety of developmental disorders, speech and...Read More
The word ‘speech therapy’ may cause some parents to break into a cold sweat, but there is really nothing to feel frightened about at the thought of your child needing to attend speech therapy. Speech therapy is like a rite of passage for many children. Case in point, there are many children, who for one...Read More
I wanted to give you 10 speech therapy ideas to do at home because you, as the parent, are your child’s best teacher. These ideas do not replace therapy and should not replace therapy. These are EXTRA ideas to do when you are home, playing with your child. 1. Do Not Have the TV on in...Read More
Is My Bilingual Child More Likely to Develop a Speech Disorder? Nope! Not according to the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). In fact, many linguists agree that children tend to acquire new languages more readily than do adults, and bilingualism does not necessarily lend itself to speech disorders. Bilingual children should generally hit language milestones at a rate that is on...Read More
But do you or a loved one find yourself going home from the speech therapist’s office with the best of intentions only to lose enthusiasm after a day or two? Don’t get discouraged! This may be the first time you’ve had to do “homework” in years and you may need to (re)establish good homework habits...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
Laura Cramb Speech therapy inc is a team of dynamic and enthusiastic therapists. A variety of areas of speech therapy services are dealt with within the practice including the Neonatal, Paediatric and Adult populations.