Speech Therapy for Children
– A Parent’s Guide –
Speech therapy can equip your child with skills to help them:
express their feelings and
explain their thoughts and ideas;
connect with family and friends;
learn inside and outside of school;
speak up for themselves;
and understand new technologies.
During your child’s first 8 years, your child will develop the foundation for a lifetime of communication. Early intervention is key for a lifetime of success.
Does My Child Need Speech Therapy?
Is your child difficult to understand? Do they have a hard time expressing themselves, following directions or engaging with others?
If so, you may be wondering when to get help from a speech-language pathologist.
Or check out our speech & communication development guide below!
Supporting Your Child’s Speech & Language Skills
Developing language is a complex process. Parents and their children have essential and intertwining roles.
Sometimes parents can do all the right things and their child still does not develop their skills as expected. Continue reading…
Early Identification Is Key to Lifelong Success.
Science shows when children with speech and language disorders and delays are identified earlier, they make faster progress and have a better chance to catch up to same-aged peers.
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