AAC Activities to Teach Pronouns

AAC Activities to Teach Pronouns

AAC activities to teach pronouns Pronouns are one of the most taught grammatical aspects in children. Children start using pronouns at 12-16 months of age. According to Lanza & Flahive (2008), the pronoun development is as follows: 12-26 months – I, It 27-30 months – My, Me, Mine, You 31-34 months – Your, She, He, …

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Articulation Therapy: Teaching /S/ blends

Articulation Therapy: Teaching /S/ blends

Articulation Therapy: Teaching /S/ blends The /s/ speech sound is one of the late sounds that develop in children. Children usually acquire the /s/ blends by 7 years of age. Often, children with speech sound disorders have difficulty in producing the /s/ blends correctly. The /s/ sound alone can be a difficult sound to learn, …

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Articulation Therapy: Teaching /L/ blends

Articulation Therapy: Teaching /L/ blends

What are the /l/ blends? Here is a list: The /l/ blends are made by combining a consonant with /l/. Children usually acquire the /l/ blends between 5 and 7 years of age. Often, children with speech sound disorders have difficulty in producing the /l/ blends correctly. This blog will cover activities and steps to …

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Teaching the /L/ Speech Sound

Teaching the /L/ Speech Sound

Teaching the /L/ Speech Sound The /l/ speech sound is an alveolar sound. This means that the sound is produced by touching the tongue tip to the alveolar ridge. Children usually acquire the /l/ sound by 4 years of age. Often, children with speech sound disorders have difficulty producing the /l/ sound correctly. This blog …

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Does Speech Therapy Help Aphasia?

Does Speech Therapy Help Aphasia?

What is Aphasia? Aphasia is an acquired language disorder. It is the inability to comprehend or express language. Aphasia usually occurs in adults after cerebrovascular accidents such as strokes. It can also result from a brain tumor, head injury, or significant damage to the left hemisphere. Almost 25-40% of stroke survivors present with Aphasia and …

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Sign Language around the World

Sign Language around the World

Sign Language around the World Presently, we have over 300+ different types of sign languages around the world. Some are used locally. The others are used at a national level. Others are used by millions of people across the globe. We celebrate the International Day of Sign Languages on 23rd September every year. Sign languages …

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Healthy Brain Tips for Adults

Healthy Brain Tips for Adults

Healthy Brain Tips for Adults Our brain is constantly changing. That’s the one fact about the most complex organ we have that controls every part of us. “Brain plasticity” is the ability of the brain to learn new information, make new connections, and repair damaged ones. Throughout our life, as we age or gain knowledge …

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Toys to Promote Imagination in Kids

Toys to Promote Imagination in Kids

Toys to Promote Imagination in Kids Kids love to play with toys. Often we find ourselves questioning, “Which toy should I get for my child?” “What are the best toys in the market available for my child?” Toys can be used by children for different skills. Toys help in developing various skills such as language, …

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