A staggering 17.9 million adults in the U.S. have reported problems with using their voice, according to the National Institutes of Health. If you use your voice frequently, you may have vocal problems. Do you suffer from a strained voice and wonder, “how can I prevent my voice from feeling sore?” Vocal hygiene is the […]
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Dyslexia Reading Comprehension Strategies Thinking your child has dyslexia can be a terrifying trail to take a walk along. Will they ever be able to read normally? Will they have trouble getting into college? And making friends when they’re in school? What about holding a job? Rumors swirl about dyslexia being associated with low intelligence. […]
When your toddler has a speech delay, it may be tough to help build confidence with their communication skills. Keep a calm, patient, positive attitude. The more time you spend working with your child, the better their speech skills will develop over time! Don’t let your anxiety make them feel pressured to speak clearly. We’ve […]
What do President Joe Biden, singer Kendrick Lamar, and actresses Nicole Kidman and Marilyn Monroe have in common? They’re people who stutter. Maybe you know exactly what you’re trying to say, but have difficulty communicating for other people to understand clearly. Perhaps your child can write and understand speech clearly but has difficulty articulating the […]
There’s no shortage of talking animals or cute Disney characters on TV to entertain your toddler. After your child reaches one year of age, they may begin pointing to the TV, trying to find the remote, or attempting to say the name of their favorite show! Maybe your son or daughter can’t stop dancing when […]
“Goo Goo Gaga” may not have a literal translation, but if your baby has uttered these sounds before, you’re probably wondering…what are they trying to say? Is there a way for me to tell? When your baby makes babbling sounds like “goo goo gaga” you may not be sure what they’re trying to say, but […]
Did you become a speech language therapist to make a meaningful impact in the world? Perhaps your journey with speech therapy began when someone close to you survived a stroke, or maybe a family member lives with autism spectrum disorder, or Parkinson’s disease. By observing their challenges, you were inspired to help make life easier […]
Learning your child is diagnosed with autism may be a difficult pill to swallow. You might find relief learning that many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) go on to live very fulfilling and independent lives. A clinical evaluation to diagnose autism spectrum disorder is not to be taken lightly, but it’s important to remember […]
As your toddler begins forming sounds into words and phrases over time, you may experience enormous moments of joy for the human they are quickly growing up to be! Don’t let this happy time screech to a halt if your child is having a little difficulty with clearly saying the /th/ sound. This sound is […]
Have you and your partner been chatting endlessly with your toddler, waiting for them to elicit a reply of any kind? You’re not picky, you’d settle to hear even a “mama!”, “dada?”, or “dog”! 1 year old speech milestones can vary, and you’re not alone in being at least a little concerned.
There are a number of commonly asked questions we receive regularly regarding early child language development and what 1 year old speech milestones you should look for as a new parent.