WHEN A CHILD DEMONSTRATES POOR LISTENING COMPREHENSION, FINDING OUT WHAT'S GOING WRONG IS IMPORTANT
If you have concerns about your child’s comprehension you may like to ask yourself the following questions.
Does your child understand what others say?
When people speak to your child does he/she ignore you?
Does your child frequently ask you or others to repeat themselves?
Can your child follow lengthy instructions in a similar way to others their own age? If not, they may not be comprehending and unable to follow simple directions.
WHY ARE THE - R, TH, S, and V - SOUNDS HARD TO PRONOUNCE? CAN I PREPARE MY CHILD FOR SCHOOL WITH SOUNDS?
Did you know the R, TH, S and V sounds are the hardest sounds for most children to pronounce? In order to write them your child needs to be able to pronounce sounds accurately.
Speech Pathology can help enormously by assessing for mouth movement co-ordination, checking for the right pronunciation and offering the mirror technique for immediate feedback.
LISPING IS NOT MUCH FUN BECAUSE CHILDREN WITH LISPS CAN FEEL DIFFERENT FROM THEIR PEERS
Did you know a lisp can be corrected?
Have you ever asked yourself, "How can I identify if my child has a lisp?"
Have you noticed your child spits when they talk?
Have you noticed a slushy Hsssshhhh noise when your child says s’s
Have you noticed your child’s tongue is constantly between their teeth?