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...
Books that Target the /th/ Sound

Books that Target the /th/ Sound

When your child is attending speech, the SLP (Speech Language Pathologist) will first identify sounds they need help with. Once they have identified the sounds your child needs to work, then they pick one sound to really focus on. Part of our responsibility as parents...
Books that Target the S Sound

Books that Target the S Sound

When your child is attending speech, the SLP (Speech Language Pathologist) will first identify sounds they need help with. Once they have identified the sounds your child needs to work, then they pick one sound to really focus on. Part of our responsibility as parents...
Books that Target the R Sound

Books that Target the R Sound

When your child is attending speech, the SLP (Speech Language Pathologist) will first identify sounds they need help with. Once they have identified the sounds your child needs to work, then they pick one sound to really focus on. Part of our responsibility as parents...
Books that Target the L Sound

Books that Target the L Sound

When your child is attending speech, the SLP (Speech Language Pathologist) will first identify sounds they need help with. Once they have identified the sounds your child needs to work, then they pick one sound to really focus on. Part of our responsibility as parents...
Struggling with Speech: A Mother’s Perspective

Struggling with Speech: A Mother’s Perspective

Speech has been a part of my life in one form or another for the last 13 years. I am not a Speech-Language Pathologist, but I have four kids who have been treated for Apraxia of Speech. One has some stuttering problems on top of that and another has moderate hearing...

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