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Updated by Cariluo Yeo on Jul 07, 2015
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How You Can Help Improve Your Child's Speech

For parents out there, here are some ways for you to help nurture and improve your child's language development.

Provide Effective and Fun Therapy

Communication is a tricky and complex thing and many parents spend sleepless nights wondering if their toddler or preschooler's language and comprehension skills are developing normally. Whilst children develop their listening and language skills at different rates, there is a general pattern to their development which can help you determine if your child has reached the right developmental milestones for their age.

A well-trained and experienced speech pathologist will look at different aspects of your child's communication to evaluate how they are progressing

What is Pediatric Speech Therapy

What is Pediatric Speech Therapy? Pediatric speech therapy is used when a child under the age of 18 needs help with letter or word pronunciation, or has trouble speaking in general. Many of these children have disabilities, so the speech therapist should h

9 Ways to Help Your Child's Language Development

Parents play a critical role in a child's language development. Studies have shown that children who are read to and spoken with a great deal during early childhood will have larger vocabularies and better grammar than those who aren't. Here are some simple ways to nurture your baby's language development.

How to Develop Your Children's Speech and Language Skills Through Play and Positive Daily Interaction

Building a language rich environment is, on the face of it, an easy thing to do. Unfortunately, in today's busy households and with the busy lifestyles of parents who have to work full-time, it is harder to find the time to spend with your...

Helping your toddler to talk

The more you chat to your toddler, the more opportunities she is likely to have to learn how to talk (NHS nd, RCSLT 2003, Sheridan 2008: 74). But bear in mind that all children are different and learn to talk at different rates (DE 2010: 7, RCSLT 2003).

Reading Together: Tips for Parents of Children with Speech and Language Problems

Infants and toddlersHelping your child love booksYou'll find sharing books together is a great way to bond with your son or daughter and help your child's development at the same time. Give your child a great gift that will last for life - the love of books.

Tips To Help Improve Your Child's Speech Development

If your toddler is tight-lipped, here are some tips to use to get them to open up. Talk to your toddler in a way that he or she can grasp every word and its meaning. If you speak a little slower and make hand gestures toward whatever it is you are describing, then your tot will be better able to pronounce different sounds.

Get expert advice regarding your child's speech.

I love teaming up with pediatric experts to bring answers to your questions. I recently had my Facebook followers voice any concerns they had regarding their child's speech development. The response was incredible; we all share so many of the same issues and worries.