Is my child's speech & language developing at a normal pace?
One of the questions I get the most working as speech therapist in an elementary school is, is my child's speech & language developing at a normal pace? While children often develop at their own pace below are some general rules of thumb when it comes to typical development. 1-2 Years of Age Hearing Can point to body parts when asked. Will listed to simple stories, songs and rhymes. Can point to pictures when asked. Talking Vocabulary progresses monthly. Can use one or two w
Keeping Your Kids Engaged in Speech and Language Over the Summer!
With summertime quickly approaching my students can barely contain their excitement for all of the upcoming camps, sports and vacations during their time off. This is also the time of year in which parents become concerned about reinforcing all of our hard work and progress we have made at speech during the school year! I wanted to share some of my favorite fun and easy activities to encourage speech and language development during your studnets time away from the school. 1