Category Archives: Developmental Disorders

Down Syndrome Awareness Month: How Speech Therapy Can Help

Each October organizations across America take part in Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a campaign targeted toward raising public awareness of the most common chromosomal condition in the United States. Last week, we discussed some of the common ways Down Syndrome … Continue reading

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Each May the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) celebrates Better Speech and Hearing Month, a campaign to raise public awareness of communication disorders and spread the word about how speech-language therapy and audiology services can help people to improve their communication … Continue reading

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Childhood Language Delays: How Speech-Language Therapy Can Help

As exciting as a child’s language development is, it can also be a source of stress for a lot of parents. Should my child be talking already? Are they using enough words? Could something be wrong? Last week, we discussed … Continue reading

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Childhood Language Delays

Over the past two weeks, we’ve discussed some communication milestones that are common across children as they develop speech language skills. If you’ve noticed that your child is not developing language at a typical pace, you may have some questions … Continue reading

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Childhood Apraxia of Speech: How an SLP Can Help

Every parent eagerly awaits their child’s first words. But what happens when those long-awaited words finally appear, but are so garbled that they are nearly incomprehensible? This situation is a common reality for parents of children with childhood apraxia of … Continue reading

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Each May the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association launches Better Speech and Hearing Month. This campaign raises public awareness of communication disorders and spreads the word about services that are available for people with speech, language, or hearing issues to improve their … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Last week we discussed Rett Syndrome, a rare developmental disorder which affects neurological functioning in children. In addition to being Rett Syndrome Awareness Month, October is also dedicated to raising awareness of another developmental disorder: Down Syndrome. One in every

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