Building your child’s vocabulary – Why is it so important anyway?
Between the ages of two and five, children learn at an extraordinary pace, understanding and remembering words they may have heard only once or twice. Strong spoken vocabulary is linked…View Post
Book sharing – Make it interactive, for the love of language!
There is no such thing as “too young” to start sharing books with your child! The easiest way is to get your child into a regular book sharing routine. You…View Post
Communication Development – What to expect from the 1 – 2 year old
Lets continue the journey of understanding communication development, with a focus on the toddler aged 12 to 24 months… Receptive Language (Understanding of Language) 12 – 18 months * Follows routines…View Post
Sss. Sss. Stuttering
“When I grow up and get married, will my wife know that I stuttered?” A nine year old boy asked me this in one of his therapy sessions. I certainly…View Post
Your child’s screen time habits – don’t get so defensive!
I have been a Speech Pathologist for over 18 years; and the question I have NEEDED to ask parents more than ever, is “How much screen time does your child…View Post
Build the blocks for learning to spell, read and write.
Wondering how you can help prepare your preschooler to learn how to read, spell and write? Ensuring your child has good speech and language skills is important. Also of critical importance…View Post