Backward Chaining… A Fantastic “Trick” for Helping a Toddler Learn Multisyllabic Words

As speech-language pathologists, we’re asked “How do you…?” questions everywhere we go. Last night at church I had ...
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FUNctional Phonology

INITIAL TREATMENT TIPS FOR FINAL CONSONANTS

Do you need some ideas for helping a toddler learn to include final consonants in words? Here's a ...
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Ready or Not? Targeting Speech Intelligibility in Toddlers

How do you decide when a toddler is developmentally ready to target speech intelligibility? Do you have a ...
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FUNctional Phonology

Functional Phonology is Shipping!

    Do you need help working with a late-talking toddler who is also unintelligible? I have a ...
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My New Artic Book for Toddlers is Finally Here!

This morning I'm saying something I've waited a long time to hear... MY NEW ARTIC THERAPY MANUAL FOR ...
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#316 Treating Speech Intelligibility in Toddlers

Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.,S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com for this episode of the podcast as we discuss ...
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Teach Me to Talk

“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 ...
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Speech Sound Development in Toddlers

We can't be overly "picky" when it comes to speech sound accuracy with toddlers, particularly for those who ...
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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 ...
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New to this Site?

Welcome to teachmetotalk.com! If this is your first visit, I'd like to tell you how I recommend "first ...
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Speech Sound Development

The following is a list of when 75% of children have mastered speech sounds. (Photo Articulation Test, 1969, ...
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Oral Motor Exercises and Childhood Apraxia of Speech

For those of you who are following the apparently very controversial article "Oral Motor Exercises" and all of ...
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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 ...
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Teach Your Child To Say “Mama”

Today on my podcast, one of our wonderful callers Annette shared with us that although her son is ...
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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 ...
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Ear Infections & Hearing Assessments in Toddlers

One of the standard recommendations during the diagnostic process for a late talking toddler is an audiological or ...
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Teach Me to Talk with Apraxia and Phonological Disorders

Working Toward Intelligible Speech in Toddlers

Speech Intelligibility in Toddlers "Now that my baby is finally talking, I can't understand a word he's saying!" ...
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Teach Me to Talk with Apraxia and Phonological Disorders

Successful Speech Therapy Strategies for Working with Toddlers with Apraxia and Other Speech-Language Difficulties

I have received many questions about therapy techniques for toddlers with apraxia. Before I give you ideas that ...
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Teach Me to Talk with Apraxia and Phonological Disorders

Is My Child Apraxic? Answers to a Parent’s Questions

Apraxia is a difficult diagnosis to understand. First I'll tell you the official definition, and then I'll tell ...
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Why Can’t My Child Talk? Common Types of Speech and Language Disorders

Why Can’t My Child Talk… Common Types of Communication Delays There are between three and six million children ...
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