What can I do to help a child with communication and speech disorder?

What can I do to help a child with communication and speech disorder?
As adults, we often take our ability to speak and communicate for granted. We just don’t think about our language and speech as it happens quite naturally. However, young children with communication and speech disorders may not speak at all, or have limited vocabulary for their age. By the time they enter school, they can speak but in a limited and diminished capacity for their age and development. They might have a hard time receiving, processing, sending and comprehending verbal and nonverbal communication. As a result, this can contribute greatly to them falling behind their peers in speech and language skills.
 

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How do I help children with communication and speech disorders?

How do I help children with communication and speech disorders?

For many people, communicating with others is an easy and effortless task. For children with communication and speech disorder, they might have a hard time receiving, processing, sending and comprehending verbal and nonverbal communication.

Young children with communication and speech disorders may not speak at all, or have limited vocabulary for their age. By the time they enter school, they can speak but in a limited and diminished capacity for their age and development. This results in them falling behind their peers in speech and language skills. Read more

What do you do if your child’s speech development seems slow?

What do you do if your child’s speech development seems slow?

If you are unsure about how your child’s speech and language is developing because they may appear to be unresponsive to vocal cues, or seem to be taking longer than their peers to speak in full sentences, the natural reaction may be to think the child might have speech and language delay. This may not always be the case.
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Does Speech Therapy help children improve their socialisation?

Does Speech Therapy help children improve their socialisation?

Children who suffer from communications disorders suffer emotional and social effects that may be a huge quality of life issue for them. Speech therapy is used to help improve your child or your students’ ability to communicate. Spoken communications is incredibly important to the development of the child, allowing them to express their emotions, needs, and thoughts. Read more

Will speech therapy help my child?

Will speech therapy help my child?

Children who suffer from communications disorders suffer emotional and social effects that may be a huge quality of life issue for them. Speech therapy is used to help improve your child or your students’ ability to communicate. Spoken communications is incredibly important to the development of the child, allowing them to express their emotions, needs, and thoughts. Read more

Can stigma affect children with learning disorders?

Can stigma affect children with learning disorders?

Having a learning disorder like dyslexia, dyspraxia, or attention deficit disorder can make life difficult for many children. They may find they have a difficult time keeping up with their peers, and as a result they may find it difficult to make meaningful connections that are so important for young children’s social, emotional, and mental development. Read more