Tweaking Routines for Late Talkers Continued…

Yesterday I posted a lovely email I received from a mom about how much success she achieved in ONE DAY with her late talker by becoming more fun and tweaking their daily routine of bath time. If you missed that post, you can read it here. Here's... [Read more...]

A Tweak Here and There Can Make a BIG Difference!

Over the weekend I received this email from a mom who had previously contacted me about what she should do to help her nonverbal 2 year old. Treating toddlers with speech delays can be hard for parents at home, but with a few tweaks here and there,... [Read more...]

Skype Consults

This summer I'm offering Skype consults for parents who have questions that extend beyond the scope of posting a question on the site. This is perfect for parents who want in-depth information and ideas tailored somewhat for their specific... [Read more...]

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...]

“Will She EVER Talk?” Questions from a mom with twins with autism

Tonight I received this email from a mom desperate for advice. I've omitted her name, her children's names, and the location to protect her anonymity, but I wanted to share her question because it's the same one that many, many of you ask me... [Read more...]

Using Books to Teach Toddlers Language and Play… VIDEO from teachmetotalk.com

If you've picked up any parenting book or studied anything related to educating children for at least 5 minutes, you know that you should be reading to a  young child pretty much from the time he exits the womb... That's fantastic advice for... [Read more...]

Fascinating Research about Simplifying Language to Help Toddlers Learn to Say New Words

I just love a good Ted Talk. How about you? I first heard this one when it was brand new in last year and I have thought about it and thought about it and thought about it. I've decided to share it so you can think about it too. I... [Read more...]