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.
C.P.S.P MEANS “CERTIFIED PRACTISING SPEECH PATHOLOGIST”
The letters can be used after a speech pathologist’s name to signify the speech pathologist is registered with the national Australian organisation, Speech Pathology Australia, and he/she participates in a variety of professional development activities each year. These activities may include:
WHAT ARE LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR CHILDREN STARTING SCHOOL?
Does your child have all the language skills required for starting school? Identifying this will help you know what they need asssitance with. Here is a brief summary to help you identify areas which might require more work.
Directions: Print the list below. Grab a pen, place it close to you and your child, and then talk and play with your child. Tick off the bullet points you feel they can achieve.
CHILDREN GAIN CONFIDENCE WHEN THEY KNOW HOW TO SPEAK WELL
This has been a passion of mine, since forever, it is my true purpose.
As a parent myself I fully understand wanting to offer the best to our kids so they are equipped with all possibilities in life.
Speaking is part of those skills.
HERE ARE SOME IDEAS OF TOYS AND GAMES TO HELP YOU TEACH NEW WORDS TO YOUR CHILD
What toys should I buy to help my child speak better? Fun games really do help your child's speech. Below please find a comprehensive list you can take shopping. These are used by the top speech pathologists in treatment sessions with young children and are designed to maximise talking and interaction.
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?