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Oct 3, 2017

Communication: Building a Solid Foundation for School Success

Parents and caregivers have many questions about how to best prepare their young child for school success. Knowing that children who have communication delays are at greater risk for future reading and writing difficulties, it’s wise to consider what we can do now to build a solid foundation for future learning. While many promote flashcards, workbooks, and educational computer games as the answer to school readiness, longstanding child development research provides a different solution – communication.
Oct 3, 2016

Red Flags for a Language and Learning Delay/Disorder

If a child exhibits 5 or more of the listed characteristics on a consistent basis, he/she may have a learning delay/disorder and be at risk for future academic problems. If parents or teachers are concerned, a developmental assessment, including a speech-language evaluation is recommended.