Articulation Therapy : The ‘z’ sound

Articulation Therapy: The  z-sound

Articulation Therapy : The ‘z’ sound Some people call ‘z’ the buzzing sound because it sounds like the bees buzzing. This sound is developed later than other sounds, around the age of 4. The child masters around the age of 8. Some children may have trouble producing this sound beyond eight years of age. It …

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The Effects Of Screen-Time On Children

The Effects Of Screen-Time On Children

The Effects Of Screen-Time On Speech And Language Development Children have several speech and language milestones as they grow. Ages 2-5 are crucial for building vocabulary, learning social behaviours, promoting early literacy skills, and developing healthy communication patterns. Nowadays, due to the busy schedule of parents, children use gadgets often, up to three to four …

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Online Intervention For Hearing Loss

Online Intervention For Hearing Loss

Online Intervention For Hearing Loss Hearing impairment or hearing loss refers to difficulty listening to conversational speech or loud sounds. This impairment can range from minimal to profound. Similarly, these factors vary from genetic to hearing loss due to old age. Hearing loss is caused by problems in the outer ear, middle ear, and inner …

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Will Dysarthria go away?

Will Dysarthria go away?

Will dysarthria go away? This is one of the most common questions brought to speech-language pathologists. This article will give you knowledge about what causes dysarthria, how It can be treated and the treatment outcomes. For those who aren’t aware, Damage to the peripheral and central nervous system causes Dysarthria. Cerebrovascular accident (stroke), Amyotrophic lateral …

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Speech Therapy Activities to Teach Questions

Speech Therapy Activities to Teach Questions

Speech Therapy Activities to Teach Questions A child’s brain is a bubble of curiosity. It is the why’s, what’s, and how’s that enable them to think. Each question is categorized based on confirmation, choice, hypotheticality and so on. It is the very nature and complexity of a question that a child must understand in order …

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What is Ankyloglossia?

What is Ankyloglossia?

What is Ankyloglossia? Have you ever noticed that your child isn’t producing his ‘t’s’ and ‘d’s’? It’s because he probably doesn’t know how to produce the sounds, or his tongue cannot come in contact with the upper palate to say these sounds coherently. Your child may have a tongue tie (Ankyloglossia). Suppose you let his …

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The Effectiveness of Phonics Cards on Speech Production

The Effectiveness of Phonics Cards on Speech Production

The Effectiveness of Phonics Cards on Speech Production Phonics Cards – Children produce frequently heard sounds as and when they start babbling. This is one of their ways of exploring the building blocks of language. We can comfortably come to a preposition that; language acquisition occurs from infancy. By the age of 2, the child …

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Myasthenia Gravis on Speech

Effects of Myasthenia Gravis on Speech, Voice and Swallowing

Effects of Myasthenia Gravis on Speech, Voice, and Swallowing Just like how human beings communicate with each other to build relationships, to express their needs, and to complete their tasks, the structures in our bodies can also communicate with each other to perform their functions efficiently. If there is a disruption in the communication between …

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