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3 Year Old Milestones for Speech and Language

3 Year Old Milestones for Speech and Language   In other posts, we listed milestones for 2 year olds and what to do if your toddler is still babbling but not yet talking, and in this post are continuing with 3 year old milestones. The birth to three period is a time of important and …

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Speech Therapy Exercises for Kids

Speech Therapy Exercises for Kids   Working on speech therapy exercises at home might be beneficial for children for a variety of reasons. When a parent is unsure whether or not their child needs speech therapy, they may opt to work on some speech therapy exercises at home first.   Maybe your child’s teacher has …

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When Do Babies Say Their First Word?

When Do Babies Say Their First Word?   When do babies say their first word? In the first year of life, your baby’s communication abilities improve dramatically. When you speak with your child, they learn how to express themselves, respond to you, and understand what you’re saying. All of this occurs before your child speaks …

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How to Help A Child Read – 4 Tips

How to Help A Child Read – 4 Tips     Parents frequently ask us during speech therapy sessions  about how to help a child read, and it’s understandable that they are interested in this important skill. Reading is essential for later academic achievement. According to one research study, how well 7-year-olds read predicts their …

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How to Teach the S Sound at Home

How to Teach the S Sound at Home   When parents work with their children at home on their speech therapy goals, progress happens faster (and so does graduation from speech therapy). So here, our resident articulation expert speech therapists go over how to work on the S sound at home.   The S sound …

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Finding Private Speech Therapy Near Me

Finding Private Speech Therapy Near Me     Many parents’ initial reaction when they notice a language or speech issue with their child is a feeling of concern. They may be approached by a teacher or pediatrician with the suggestion that they get an evaluation by a speech and language pathologist when their child is …

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Trouble with the /R/ Sound (Rhotacism)? Read This Guide

Trouble with the /R/ Sound (Rhotacism)? Read This Guide Many children and adults experience problems pronouncing the /r/ sound and are unsure of whether they can fix it or if speech therapy is needed? The /r/ sound is one of the most difficult consonants in the English language to master, so in this article, we …

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TH Words for Kids. How to Help Your Child at Home

TH Words for Kids. How to Help Your Child at Home Many children have a hard time pronouncing their TH sounds correctly. Our speech therapist specializing in articulation will review this typical speech error and what you should know to assist your child master this sound correctly. And these TH words for kids can help. …

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The Speech Coach Recommends: Master This One Skill

The Speech Coach Recommends: Master This One Skill     It does not matter if you are an executive or an emerging leader, communication skills and the ability to effectively convey your message to your audience is important if you want to shine. Yes, there are several formal “basic” skills that everyone should practice to …

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Does My Child Have an Expressive Language Disorder?

Does My Child Have an Expressive Language Disorder?   What is an Expressive Language Disorder?   Children begin to learn and express themselves as soon as they are born. Their ability to convey their wants, needs and thoughts through words, improves as they grow older.   Some toddlers and young children miss their language milestones …

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