Start Here for Help!
As speech-language pathologists and parents, when a toddler is not talking yet, we rush in to try to ...Read More →
3 Major Cognitive Milestones and How They Relate to Language Development
If I asked you to name the three major cognitive milestones we see babies and toddlers acquire just before ...Read More →
Using Visual Supports with Late Talkers with Visual Strengths
One of the lessons I've learned about working with late talkers is to use their learning preferences to ...Read More →
Child Not Talking? Teach a Child to Imitate
Learning to imitate sounds and words is a critical skill in a child's quest to become verbal. Many children ...Read More →
Language Delay? Understanding Communication Skills for Parents
As a pediatric speech-language pathologist, I often get referral information for a child with the primary concern listed ...Read More →
How To Prompt a Child to Talk by Initiating
This week I've fielded the same question from a few families and therapists who have emailed me about ...Read More →
Treating Trauma in Toddlers with Language Delays/Disorders
Last week I shared some information about Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs. If you missed that, read it here. To ...Read More →
Book List for Making Books Better #417
In my podcast #417 Making Books Better for Late Talking Toddlers (18 to 36 months), I demonstrated strategies ...Read More →
Up at Night Worrying?
Are you working with a child – maybe your own - who keeps you up at night? ...Read More →
Still Going for Joy!
Covid-19 changed lots of things around here... I still haven't had the heart to correct the date plaquard ...Read More →
“Watch me!” Not Just for Kids
When we're working with children, one thing we often say is "Watch me!" Then we perform whatever skill ...Read More →
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