What are pragmatic skills?
Pragmatic skills are the rules of social language. These skills play an important role in communication. An individual must use their pragmatic skills for the purposes of using language, changing..
Speech Sound Disorders in Children
It is common for children to make some mistakes as they learn new sounds and words. Children are expected to follow a similar pattern of phoneme acquisition. The term phonological..
Is it stuttering or normal disfluency?
Many people are familiar with the term "stuttering." Stuttering is a disorder which affects the fluency of speech and is characterized by "disruptions in the production of speech sounds, also known..
Does your child have a “raspy” voice?
Recently, I have had quite a few kids on my caseload who have a "horse" or "raspy" voice. When I bring this up to parents, many of them respond "oh she's..
How to use sign language to foster your child’s Speech and Language development
Did you know that sign language can be beneficial to not only individuals with hearing impairments, but also to babies who are first learning to communicate? In fact, babies actually..