The Inside Scoop on Speech Therapy & Language Development
In honor of Better Hearing & Speech Month and my 2nd year in business, I am sharing a bit about my role as an SLP and the work I do.
We live in an ever-growing, technological world and society. We cannot escape screen time. But, what impact does it have on our children?
A pronoun is defined as a word that takes the place of a noun. There are different types of pronouns, but for purposes of early language development, we’ll stick to the basics.
Following the lead of children means that we facilitate an environment where child is intrinsically motivated and driven to learn.
Each month your LEAP Box will include a book, homemade and scented playdough with materials to match the theme, sensory box filler with fine motor tools, literacy skill-building activities, and a comprehensive list of extension activities.
There are opportunities all year to buy toys for those in your life. Keep these tips in mind and support speech-language development during play.
Our babies need interaction with people to learn language. So you are the most valuable gift regarding your baby’s speech and language development. During that first year, we want to expose babies to multi-sensory experiences to encourage cognitive and pre-verbal skills as well as form strong bonds during play.
The titles in the That’s Not My book series are must haves for your baby or toddler. There are so many ways to facilitate speech and language development!
Mrs. Potato Head and her partner provide endless opportunities for language stimulation and vocabulary development with children of all ages.
Communication is so much more than talking. So as a speech-language pathologist I think a lot about gestures. We define a gesture as an action, or movement of part of the body, especially the hands or head, used with the intention to communicate an idea or meaning.
Start Playing With Purpose
Learn how to purposefully and intentionally interact with your child during play and help them increase opportunities for speech and language development with our Playing with Purpose book!