The Picky Eater

The Role the Speech- Language Pathologist Plays Feeding Assessment and Therapy Speech-language pathologists play a very important role when working with children who have feeding difficulties and/or are picky eaters. Speech-language pathologists have knowledge of...
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What are the Benefits of Speech and Language Group Therapy?

For years we have been hearing about the benefits of private one-on-one therapy and need for individual support, however recently there has been a lot of talk about group speech therapy. Why choose group therapy for your child? How will your child get the attention...
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The Benefits of Storytelling to Preschool Language Development

When children begin school, they need to extend their language skills to include reading and writing. Telling and listening to stories provides a bridge between the oral language skills of early childhood and the more formal language of print. With the ability to tell...
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Practical Tips for Working on Speech and Language at Home

For many parents, juggling work, school, homework and extra-curriculars is an exhausting feat. Now on top of all that your child is seeing a speech-language pathologist and they are giving you more HOMEWORK! Below are some practical tips that I give to my client's...
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My child has Autism Spectrum Disorder – Whom should I see???

My child has Autism Spectrum Disorder – Whom should I see??? Jeanette Podolsky Speech-language Pathologist BA (Speech & Hearing Therapy) Wits. Reg CASLPO When you suspect your child has red flags for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or has been...
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Sibling Rivalry in Families of Children with Autism and ASD

Sibling rivalry and jealousy is common in all families. But when it comes to dealing with siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), stresses can be far more complex. Many siblings, especially those of children with ASD, feel that the focus is always on...
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The Importance of Playtime in the Development of Speech and Language Skills in Children

We all like to play – children, adolescents, and adults alike. But did you know that the development of play skills is integral to the development of a child’s speech and language skills? Who would have thought something so fun could be so beneficial! A play context,...
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I Think My Child Has a Stutter…What Do I Do?

Many children go through a period of normal dysfluencys during the preschool years as they learn to put sounds, words and sentences together. Normal dysfluencys include word and phrase repetitions and hesitations. Some children, however, develop speech that includes...
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What Can I Do To Help My Child be More Aware of Different Sounds and Rhymes?

Children generally begin to show early phonological awareness when they demonstrate an appreciation of rhyme. For children as young as 4 years old, focusing on rhyme is a good starting place. Rhyming activities you can do at home: Sing fun rhyming songs together, such...
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Making Homework Fun – Using Computer Games to Make Therapy “Homework” Seem …. Not Like Homework

Acquiring speech and language skills takes extensive practice in both the therapy session and at home, too. When juggling schoolwork, meal time, family time, household chores, and down-time, it can often be a challenge to find activities to tempt children into...
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I Think My Child Has a Stutter…What Do I Do?

Many children go through a period of normal dysfluencys during the preschool years as they learn to put sounds, words and sentences together. Normal dysfluencys include word and phrase repetitions and hesitations. Some children, however, develop speech that includes...

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Help! My Child is a Picky Eater!!

Dropped plates, thrown foods, defiant screams.... Mealtimes with toddlers can be difficult at the best of times! But having to deal with a toddler who is also a picky eater can make mealtimes even more stressful. Most people don't know that speech-language...

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Is it Possible to Teach Children to Speak in Two Languages?

"Is it too confusing to learn two languages simultaneously?” “Will learning two languages cause our child’s speech or language skills to be delayed?” “How should we teach our child two languages?” These questions are typical concerns of parents considering to use more...

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