Six Steps to Bilingual Success!

As a speech-language pathologist currently working in the US, I am often asked by parents if they should only speak English, as to not confuse their child. I reassure them that research shows whichever level a child can speak and understand in one language, they can...

The Case for an Oral-Mech Exam

Oral mechanism exam, oral motor exam, oral-facial exam, oral peripheral exam, oral-mech exam… whatever you call it, it’s one of the most important, but frequently neglected, components of an initial assessment for any child with a suspected speech sound disorder. In...

Why Having Less is More in Speech & Language Therapy

Early on in my career, I spent my fair share of therapy sessions trying to chase after a young child with a million different toys, grabbing anything I thought might pique their interest. Often times, these sessions were not overly productive and I spent an extra 10...

Books for Reading With Babies + Toddlers

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 language! Quick Facts: 50+ titles/themes Bright colors and simple text Bold outline for developing eyes Durable board book Texture on every page...