Dealing with Defiance
When working with children who exhibit defiant behaviors, it can be hard to sustain an environment conducive for learning. Some children exhibit defiance to seek attention and express frustration towards..
The Importance of Reading for Early Language Development and Expressive Speech
Exposing children to early developing speech sounds is a great way to encourage a child to pronounce those sounds correctly. Before a child can even read, parents can introduce “story..
Down syndrome, also known as Trisomy 21, is caused by an extra whole number chromosome 21, resulting in 47, rather than the normal 46 chromosomes. According to the Centers for Disease..
Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate
A cleft is an opening in a normally closed structure. Cleft lip, therefore, is an opening in the lip, usually the upper lip. Lower lip clefting is very rare. Clefts..
Specific Language Impairment (SLI)
Children with SLI manifest an impairment specific to language. This impairment is not secondary to other developmental disabilities. Children with SLI have no known etiology or associated condition, such as..