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Apps to Promote Speech for Babies

Apps to Promote Speech for Babies Speech development is a very important part of a child’s development. Nowadays, there are various apps that you can use at home to promote speech for babies. The apps can be downloaded either from Google Play or from the Play Store. Following are some of these apps listed:   …

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Normal Non-Fluency and Stuttering

Normal Non-Fluency and Stuttering This blog is about normal non-fluency and stuttering. Let’s first try to understand our speech. Firstly, our speech develops as we grow. Secondly, typical kids learn to say words by 1 year of age. Further, speech-language development continues as one grows. Language refers to the linguistic aspects of communication. Similarly, speech …

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Pre Linguistic Skills : Everything you need to know

Pre Linguistic Skills : Everything you need to know This blog talks about pre linguistic skills. These skills are the foundation of language development.  What are pre linguistic skills ? Pre linguistic skills are those skills which develop before a child learns to talk. Hence, it is a way of communicating without words. It includes …

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Activities for Balance and Coordination in Children

Activities for Balance and Coordination in Children To understand balance and coordination in children and the activities for these, let us look at what they are: Balance is the ability to maintain the body position while performing a task. This is either static or dynamic. Coordination is the ability to use limbs and eyes, in …

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Simple at Home Experiments for Kids

Simple at Home Experiments for Kids Kids learn through play. When you do simple science experiments, it helps develop many skills.  It builds various communication skills, vocabulary sentence length, questioning skills etc. Science experiments make the kids wonder, “Oh! How did that happen?” It increases curiosity in their little brains. This same inquisitiveness stimulates them to …

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Building resilience in children

Building resilience in children They say children are the most resilient. Even as babies they are made to survive the falls much to the relief of new parents. Their injuries heal faster and their immunity boosts back quicker. Like physical immunity, there is also mental immunity as well. This mental immunity is called resilience. Resilience …

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All about Dyslexia

All about Dyslexia What is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is thought of as letter reversals such as reading /b/ as /d/. For many years, before becoming a speech-language pathologist, even I thought so. But it is much more than that. Dyslexia is a difficulty in reading printed material. It is a type of learning disability. The individual …

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Blank Comics to Boost your Child’s Language

Blank Comics to Boost your Child’s Language Conversation and talking are all about the exchange of information, ideas, feelings, beliefs, and thoughts. Here are some great ideas for using blank comics to boost language skills in your little ones. Why would blank comics be interesting? Illustrations tend to grab a child’s attention almost immediately. The …

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