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What Age Do Speech Sounds Develop?

As your child’s language skills grow, it can be overwhelming to determine at what age each speech sound is expected to develop! With so many new skills emerging during the exciting first few years of his or her life (language and otherwise!), having a reference to the expected ages of sound development is especially handy. Below […]

By |February 23rd, 2016|Articulation Disorder, Early Childhood Language, Early Language Development, Home Practice, Improving Speech Sounds, Parent Resources|Comments Off on What Age Do Speech Sounds Develop?

When Does Picky Eating Become a Problem?

When does picky eating become a problem? A few facts will help you determine whether your little one could benefit from feeding therapy.

Problem feeding is not a typical part of child development. While all children go through food jags and some are quite picky, problem feeders often

eat fewer than 20 foods
omit foods from their already […]

By |February 15th, 2016|feeding therapy, Home Practice, Parent Resources, Picky Eating|Comments Off on When Does Picky Eating Become a Problem?

Promoting Language During Routines

Take Advantage of Routines

Whether it is meal time, bath time, or any other routine that you and your child participate in together, there are many options to promote speech and language.

Narrate

Talk your child through each step of the routine.
For example, if you are preparing a snack, tell him or her about it “You are in […]

By |February 1st, 2016|Articulation Disorder, Early Childhood Language, Early Language Development, Home Practice, Improving Speech Sounds, Social Language|Comments Off on Promoting Language During Routines