Category Archives: Language Disorders

Is My Child On Track? FAQs about speech and language delays

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? While there is no … Continue reading

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Could Your Child’s Social Language Be Impaired?

When we think about how well someone communicates, we usually think about whether their speech is clear and understandable, and whether they can use language to express themselves. However, a person can have crystal clear speech and a great vocabulary … Continue reading

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Selective Mutism and the Bilingual Child

Many children go through a period of shyness, where they’re reluctant to speak to strangers or contribute in class. However, for some children, this reluctance to talk goes beyond typical shyness and becomes a communication disorder: selective mutism.

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October is Rett Syndrome Awareness Month!

Have you heard of Rett Syndrome? Rett Syndrome is a rare developmental disorder, often misdiagnosed as autism, cerebral palsy, or non-specified developmental disorder. To help raise public awareness of this disorder, the International Rett Syndrome Foundation has designated October as … Continue reading

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Brain Injury Awareness Month: How Speech-Language Therapy Can Help!

Did you know that March is Brain Injury Awareness month? In support of this public awareness campaign, we at Speech Associates of NY are running a series of blogs on how traumatic brain injuries and how speech-language therapy can help … 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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