Stuttering Tips for Adolescents

Stuttering Tips for Adolescents Stuttering or Stammering is highly variable. You may find yourself speaking flawlessly at times but struggle to get a word out at other times. Shying away from talking, talking less, not participating in conversations with new people or a large group, staying aloof is most likely to happen with adolescents who …

Read more Stuttering Tips for Adolescents

Why do we use Play in Speech Therapy Sessions?

Why do we use Play in Speech Therapy Sessions? What is Play in Speech therapy? Play in speech therapy is a child-directed approach that includes the usage of various materials like toys and games. It helps the child improve on their speech and language goals in the most naturalistic environment while also being enjoyable and …

Read more Why do we use Play in Speech Therapy Sessions?

What is Speech Therapy?

  What is Speech Therapy? Communication is unique. We have a flexible system of putting across ideas, feelings, and beliefs in spoken and written form. When this get’s disrupted it is called a “Communication Disorder”. A Communication Disorder affects the understanding of spoken or written language. Skills of speaking ability, speech sounds, fluent speech, voice, …

Read more What is Speech Therapy?

In Conversation with “Nayi Disha”

In Conversation with “Nayi Disha” Conversation with “Nayi Disha”. In this month’s Wall of Fame series, we are delighted to interview with the team “Nayi Disha”.   “Nayi Disha” is an NGO Resource Centre that supports caregivers of persons with developmental disabilities. They offer a one-stop-shop resource for caregivers. Online and in-person support is provided by …

Read more In Conversation with “Nayi Disha”

Fun Movement Activities for Speech Development

Fun Movement Activities for Speech Development speech development activities, Motor movements including moving, crawling, sitting, standing are crucial parts of a child’s development. These skills help a child to explore his environment. This variety of movements in a child’s environment will help to grow.   The American Academy of Pediatrics, 2007, explains, play is the “work …

Read more Fun Movement Activities for Speech Development

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) The Picture Exchange Communication System is a systematic way to teach a child how to communicate with someone. This can be done by giving a picture of what the child wants to communicate. The program was originally designed for children with autism but can be used for other non-verbal children …

Read more Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

Lisping: All you need to know

Lisping: All you need to know A lisp is a functional speech disorder, which makes learning a specific speech sound, or a few specific speech sounds difficult.  How many of you know the cartoon character “Sylvester” he is a cat with a lisp. Yes, you heard that right, so if you want to know how …

Read more Lisping: All you need to know

Speech therapy tips for non-verbal children

Speech therapy tips for non-verbal children Non verbal therapy techniques, As a parent of a child the biggest challenges you could face relates to understanding your child’s wants and needs. A parent wants nothing more in this world than to be able to know when the child is hungry and what they would like to …

Read more Speech therapy tips for non-verbal children

Developing Literacy at Home

Developing Literacy at Home One of the most important things you can do to prepare your child for school success is to develop early literacy skills. Building literacy at home is all about having fun. All it requires is you, Children learn best not by being “taught”, but by having enjoyable interactions with their family. …

Read more Developing Literacy at Home