Literacy Skills

Speech Therapist helping child

It’s that time of year again. Like most parents, you are likely finally catching your breath from the back to school whirlwind….or you may not even be quite there yet.   Then, progress reports come. Some of you may have expected some struggles, and others may be surprised by the new struggles your child is experiencing. […]

Speech Language Pathology, Speech Therapist for Kids

Learning to read and write is an ongoing process that begins in infancy and is highly correlated with later school achievement. Many parents are unsure how and where to start in supporting their young reader and ask us “How do I teach my child to read?” Pediatricians in a recent New York Times Article recommend […]

In-home speech therapy

By the time children reach school age, they should be talking in full grammatically correct sentences. Long gone are the days of 1-2 word phrases and “baby talk”. Although children in Kindergarten may still present with some developmentally appropriate articulation difficulties, strangers should be able to understand them 100% of the time. Literacy acquisition also […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Early intervention is critical for children with communication problems. A Speech-Language Pathologist can help by assessing your child to determine if his/her speech and language skills are age appropriate, providing play based intervention, parent strategies and resources.   Frequently Asked Questions: What is a Speech-Language Pathologist? A Speech-Language Pathologist, Speech therapist or SLP for short, […]

Speech and Language Milestones

Speech and Language Milestones   “When should my child say his/her first words?” “Is this typical for his/her age?” These are common questions Speech-Language Pathologists receive from parents of young children. May is Speech and Hearing month and a great opportunity to ensure your child is meeting his/her speech and language goals. The following is a […]