Early Language Development

Apps, Early Language Development, Fluency, Improving Articulation, Language Delay, Reading, Technology

How to Improve Reading Fluency, Comprehension & Speech Production

As a Speech-Language Pathologist I am keenly aware of the positive impact exposing our children to a literacy-rich environment can have. It’s a great way to build receptive and expressive language skills as well as prepare our children for a life of literacy. Helping kids with Speech Sound Disorders has […]

Bilingual, Early Language Development, Improving Articulation, Language Delay, Spanish

Telling the difference between Bilingualism and a Speech Disorder

I’m happy to welcome Scott Prath, M.A., CCC-SLP, the Vice President of Bilinguistics in Austin, Texas to share his expertise on bilingualism and speech disorders with us. Distinguishing between bilingualism and speech disorders is vital when it comes to treating the bilingual population and I hope the information Scott shares […]

Assistive Technology, Early Language Development, Misc. Speech Resources

Language Development Using Mobile Technologies

I’m happy to have speech-language pathologist Sean Sweeney, share his perspective on some mobile applications that can promote language development as parents and children interact with them together. I have been so excited about all the possibilities these new mobile technologies such as the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, as well […]

Early Language Development

Toys, Books & Games that Promote Language Development

Having just announced my first PAL Awards (Play Advances Language), recognizing toys, games and books that encourage language, I wanted to share why I am so passionate about promoting children’s language. Early language proficiency correlates with later performance in school—reading, writing, and critical thinking skills—and influences emotional, cognitive and social […]