Elda ASAEL FELDMAN, M.ADevelopmental Psychologist Play is one of the most fundamental parts of children’s development, allowing them to explore and understand the world around them. Play stimulates healthy development from birth to school age years and helps children to develop skills in five main areas of development. Appropriate toys and games for the developmental […]
This is a model of family focused early intervention for young children with expressive and/or receptive language disorders. The program is run by a speech language pathologist who is certified by Hanen. It involves family training and empowering parents to become their child’s primary language facilitator. It Takes Two to Talk is offered to late-talking […]
AAC refers to strategies to compensate for temporary or permanent impairments in speech-language production and/or comprehension. Following a diagnostic evaluation, individuals are supported with aided or unaided strategies to help improve their communication.
Although children develop at different rates, most follow a general guideline of developmental norms. These guidelines are very general, and as a parent you know your child best. However, if you sense that there is a problem with your child’s speech and/or language skills it is always wise to seek a professional opinion. Unfortunately, there […]
All children develop speech and language skills at different times. We as speech language pathologists, however, become concerned when children are falling significantly below their age level for both understanding and talking. Here are a few guidelines you can use to see if your children are developing speech and language skills appropriately HEARING & UNDERSTANDING7 […]
*ASHA scope of practice 2007 Speech-language pathologists serve individuals, families, and groups from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Services are provided based on applying the best available research evidence, using expert clinical judgments, and considering clients’ individual preferences and values. Speech-language pathologists address typical and atypical communication and swallowing in the following areas: Potential etiologies […]