6 Tips to Encourage your Child with Down Syndrome’s Speech

6 Tips to Encourage your Child with Down Syndrome’s Speech

Speech is a foundation for life. We use speech in a variety of ways from asking for directions to expressing our feelings and everything in-between. Children with Down syndrome struggle with learning to speak, but can and will eventually learn to communicate. Here are...
Gifts that Develop Speech and Language Skills

Gifts that Develop Speech and Language Skills

Need a few more ideas for presents to put under the tree? Here are some great toys, games, and gifts that will help your child develop their speech and language skills.Gifts that Develop Speech SkillsThe goal of these toys is to get your child making vocal noises,...
Advocating your Child’s Special Needs in School

Advocating your Child’s Special Needs in School

With the school season already upon us, parents everywhere feel that mixture of relief and stress as their children return to school. But parents of children with speech challenges feel a particular stress. Stress that their child will be teased, ignored, or have a...
Simple Ways to Teach Kids Coping Skills

Simple Ways to Teach Kids Coping Skills

Growing up can be a struggle for any child, but when a child has developmental or neurological delays it can be very frustrating. Teaching your child how to cope with those frustrations can make them and ultimately your family life happier. Give Words to Their...
How to Know If Your Child’s School Problems are Speech Related

How to Know If Your Child’s School Problems are Speech Related

You want your children to succeed in school. We, as parents, are willing to sacrifice evenings going to PTA meetings, pull our hair out trying to help with homework, and drive them about to sports and activities to help them be more rounded. But sometimes, it can be...
Glossary of Speech Terms

Glossary of Speech Terms

Below is a list of speech related terms and their descriptions. These descriptions are intended to give you a basic understand of the term. If you would like more in-depth information, please contact Rian Chatterton.  Accent Reduction A systematic approach to reducing...

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