Joint Attention in Babies and Toddlers

In a post last week, I mentioned that I've been assessing typically developing babies as I participate in standardizing a new evaluation tool for infants and toddlers. In the past two weeks I've met a 5-month-old, a 6-month-old, a 7-month-old, an... [Read more...]

#257 Help! My Child Will NOT Sign…A Frustrated Mom’s Questions about Sign Language for a Toddler with Autism

On this week's podcast I answered a very common question about signing. Some late talkers JUST. WON'T. SIGN. If that's the situation you're in, I can help you! Listen to my podcast for my suggestions for teaching sign language to toddlers -... [Read more...]

“Help! My Son WILL NOT Sign!” A Familiar Question from a Mom

A frustrated mother emailed me this request for help a few weeks ago. I’ve written about introducing sign language to late talkers in my books Teach Me To Talk: The Therapy Manual and Building Verbal Imitation in Toddlers and devoted many podcasts... [Read more...]

#256 A New Sibling and a Late Talking Toddler… Oh My!

Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of as she answers a mom's question about her late talking toddler since the arrival of a new baby... "I hope you can help me! We bought your dvd for our... [Read more...]