“Discover The Best Approach To Teach Your Toddler To Talk”

PARENTS  ARE YOU FRUSTRATED TRYING TO TEACH YOUR TODDLER TO TALK? ARE OTHER CHILDREN HIS AGE ASKING FOR WHAT THEY WANT AND NEED  WHILE HE CAN ONLY CRY? Find help for toddlers with speech delay... Maybe the experts tell you everything's... [Read more...]

Speech Sound Development in Toddlers

We can't be overly "picky" when it comes to speech sound accuracy with toddlers, particularly for those who have struggled with language acquisition. Afterall, most brand new talkers are difficult to understand, whether you're 12 months old and... [Read more...]

Podcast for Using a Modified Cycles Approach for Toddlers

Today I had a great show with SLP Dawn Moore who shared how she targets speech sounds in very young children with phonological disorders. A Cycles Therapy approach exposes young children to speech sounds they don't currently use in word... [Read more...]

Oral Motor Exercises to Help Speech in Toddlers and Preschoolers – Why Science Says They Don’t Work

Recently I've heard of mothers who are telling other mothers that they'd better be doing oral motor exercises at home with their kids and find SLPs who will do these with their kids to help their toddlers learn to speak more clearly. I wanted to let... [Read more...]

Teach Your Child To Say “Mama”

Today on my show "Teach Me To Talk with Laura and Kate," one of our wonderful callers Annette shared with us that although her son is talking now and understands and says, "Dada," he's not yet saying "Mama." How heartbreaking for her! This is a... [Read more...]

Using Sippy Cups and Pacifiers- Will They Help or Hurt My Late Talking Toddler?

This topic was originally written at the end of another post, but the questions and comments I've received via -email warrant a more lengthy discussion. (By the way - If you'd rather send me an e-mail with a question or comment rather than post it... [Read more...]