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Oct 19

Is Occupational Therapy right for my child?

Occupational Therapy Services at KidSpeak  Provides evaluation and treatment Focuses on improving a child’s occupational performance (Activities for Daily Living, Play, Social Participation, etc.) Helps promote independence, mastery, and self-confidence in physical, emotional and psychosocial development.

Oct 19

Speech and Language Red Flags

Does your child…… Have difficulty paying attention and listening? Have difficulty asking for help, repetition, or expressing when she does not understand something? Have difficulty following directions or remembering information? Have difficulty staying organized? Is his desk messy? Does he forget homework assignments and books? Does his homework get done, but not make it to […]

Oct 19

Speech and Language Disorders

Speech or Phonological Disorders These disorders occur when the person has difficulty with the actual physical production of a sound. Someone may not be able to produce sounds at a level expected of his/her age group due to neurological problems, developmental delays or structural anomalies. Language-based Disorders These disorders occur when a person has difficulty […]

Oct 19

Speech and Language Developmental Milestones

How and When Does Your Child Hear and Talk? What Age Should a Child Understand Language? How Should a Child Express Himself or Herself? When Should a Child Say Certain Sounds? Speech & Language Milestones Yes / No Birth – 5 months: Localizes sounds by turning head Uses sounds or gestures to indicate wants Frequently […]

Oct 19

What is a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)?

Speech-language pathologists, sometimes called speech therapists, assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency. Speech-language pathologists work with people who cannot produce speech sounds or cannot produce them clearly; those with speech rhythm and fluency problems, such as stuttering; people with voice disorders, such as inappropriate […]

Oct 19

What is the difference between Speech and Language?

Speech is the verbal means of communicating. Speech skills are in the following categories: Articulation: The way sounds are made. Children begin to develop making sounds at an early age. (e.g., children must learn to produce the /k/ sound in order to say “car” instead of “tar”). Children reach developmental milestones by using them in […]