teachmetalk.com is so excited to announce the release of the new book Building Verbal Imitation in Toddlers in early May 2012.
Read the following description of the “theory” behind this approach written by Laura Mize, pediatric speech-language pathologist and founder of teachmetotalk.com:
Imitation is the core skill that many late talkers, regardless of their official diagnosis, [...]
Here’s this week’s video with activities for Easter:
Therapy Tip of the Week for 3.16.12
Easter wind-up toys are a fun way to teach initiation and requesting. There’s a whole “how to” section for using wind-up toys in my book Teach Me To Play WITH You.
The video contains several ideas for using Easter [...]
Many parents often ask me which teachmetotalk.com product would be most helpful for them. While every child and family situation is unique, the following product descriptions and recommendations should help you make purchasing decisions.
The products are described only in terms of “This is best for…” For full descriptions of each product, please scroll up and click [...]
Are you a parent looking for more information on childhood apraxia of speech?
Are you scared and confused by what you’re finding on the internet?
Then I’d like to introduce you to a DVD that’s made especially for parents to help you understand this complex diagnosis.
It’s called Teach Me To Talk with Apraxia and Phonological Disorders, and it was [...]
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?
Maybe the “experts” tell you everything’s fine. But you can’t get past that nagging feeling that things should be getting better. And they just…aren’t.
As a parent, there’s [...]
I found a great blog tonight with super “how to” tricks for several consonant sounds, and I’m linking the ones for toddler/early preschool consonants.
While regular readers of this site know that my philosophy is language-language-language, there is a place for “no pressure practice” for toddlers, even while your main focus is improving receptive and expressive [...]