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Warning Signs for Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders

Did you know that 11% of children ages 3–6 have a speech, language, voice, or swallowing disorder and almost 15% of school-age children experience some degree of hearing loss? Communication disorders are among the most common disabilities in children nationwide.

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Build Language Skills On the Go!

It may sometimes seem like a difficult task to think of language activities to play with your child, but it doesn’t have to be! You can use everyday moments and activities to encourage language and communication skills and also incorporate

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The Importance of Play

When assessing a child who has a potential language delay, therapists consider several factors. How many words is the child using? Does he understand different types of directions? Is he using words purposefully or functionally? For a child who is

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Encouraging Language With Games: Pop the Pig Edition

Often, parents ask me about the best games to develop language. I have my favorites, of course, but the truth is most any game can be turned into a language game – the best part about using games you already have at home is that

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There’s More to Speech Than You Think!

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “speech therapy”? Many people think first of children who stutter or mispronounce words (like when “sister” becomes “thith-ter”), and may imagine that speech therapy involves hours and hours of word repetition

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