Speech and Language Development

The Different Types of Reading Disabilities and How to Help Your Child

The Different Types of Reading Disabilities and How to Help Your Child

Do you suspect that your child has a reading problem? Keep reading to learn about the different types of reading disabilities and what you can do to help your child. Helping your child read is a large part of helping them achieve success in their lifetime. Without strong reading skills, it can be difficult for them to advance in their education. There are different types of reading disabilities that can cause difficulties for your child to learn to read and to understand what they are reading. What Are The Different Types of Reading Disabilities? A reading disability is when someone…
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Benefits of Speech Therapy for Autism

Benefits of Speech Therapy for Autism

One of the characteristic issues for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder is a speech impairment. Although there are three levels of autism, children can develop difficulties with communication early on. Benefits of Speech Therapy for Autism Speech therapy can not only address issues of limited verbal communication but also positively influence your child's self-esteem. Once you know your child has a speech disorder, it's time to learn about the great benefits of speech therapy for autism. How can speech therapy be applied for Autism? This wide-ranging field can address a variety of speech and communication disorders. From mild stuttering to…
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10 Everyday Speech Therapy Exercises For Autism

10 Everyday Speech Therapy Exercises For Autism

Are you looking for some everyday speech therapy exercises for Autism? Keep reading for therapy you can do at home. With the current pandemic, parents with special needs children are now faced with continuing therapy services at home. Although parents of special needs children are not licensed therapists, that doesn't mean parents are no less qualified to provide therapy for their children. 10 Everyday Speech Therapy Exercises For Autism While these times may be different, your child's need for therapy hasn't changed. The good news is that now, your child can continue therapy at home with these ten easy speech…
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How Can You Help Your Child with a Speech Disorder?

How Can You Help Your Child with a Speech Disorder?

Many babies can excitedly babble "mama" and "dada" well before their first birthday. Most toddlers can say around 20 words by the time they're 18 months old. But at what age should your kid start to formulate comprehensible sentences? And when do you consider there to be a delay in speech and language development? A child with a speech disorder is unable to say all of the speech sounds in words. Keep reading to find out when and what you need to look out for, and how to help. As with other skills or milestones throughout your child's life, the age at which they learn to talk…
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Speech Blubs- The Speech Therapy App for Kids

Speech Blubs- The Speech Therapy App for Kids

Speech therapy is one of the very first in early intervention for autism.  The same goes for a multitude of diagnoses such as Down syndrome, Apraxia, Speech Delays and more.  Speech therapy is extremely important, but the waitlists can be long and the therapy quite expensive.  Add to the equation that therapy isn’t always fun for the kids, and we’ve got a real struggle on our hands.  It is from this dilemma Speech Blubs was born.  Speech Blubs is a fun and interactive app for children needing speech therapy. Speech Blubs gradually encourages children to generate new sounds, using facial…
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How to Tell When Your Child Needs Speech Therapy

How to Tell When Your Child Needs Speech Therapy

One of the first signs of autism for our son was the sudden loss of words.  With our daughter though, she did not lose words at all but struggled with hitting those milestones when she was supposed to.  Sometimes, it is hard to know how to tell if your child needs speech therapy. Today, our friend Lisa Orlando from Invo Progressus explains what signs to look for as well as what to expect when your child needs speech therapy. What To Expect When Your Child Needs Speech Therapy Children have an innate desire to communicate and learn. One of the greatest joys…
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