We’ve all been there… you’re running a camp or hosting a birthday party and all of a sudden time has gone much quicker than you expected! Your pre-planned activity that you spent hours perfecting just hasn’t taken up nearly as much time as you had expected and you are panicking! You think to yourself,
Did you know that children begin to develop early language skills right from birth? Emergent literacy plays a significant role in a child’s later literacy development. One of the most important ways to promote early literacy development is by making reading fun! Our team at Anderson Speech Consultants has put together a variety of tips to help parents and caregivers make reading fun:
Ever wonder, “What exactly is an SLP and what do they do?”. Well, SLP stands for Speech-Language Pathologist (also referred to as Speech Therapist or Speech-Language Clinician). An SLP is someone within the allied health profession who is trained to deliver assessment and treatment to clients who have difficulties in any areas of speech and language,
Now, I bet you are wondering “What is online therapy exactly?”. Well, online speech-language therapy is a method that allows Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Communicative Disorders Assistants (CDAs) to provide therapy through the web with the use of a computer and/or video conferencing technologies.
There has been some new insights into the idea that online therapy (AKA “teletherapy” or “Telespeech”) can be just as effective as traditional face-to-face therapy!
I think, as parents, we can all agree that reading to our babies and young children is so important for their growth and development. That being said, do you ever get tired of reading the same books night after night? I think repetition is important when it comes to language development and literacy so I do love to read the classics on a regular basis.