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When it comes to learning and using new words some children seem to say something new everyday whereas others need a bit more encouragement. In trying to help these children, many parents start to ask, “Can you say ______?” or “Say _____”. Generally speaking, the children...

What is a lisp? A lisp is a type of speech disorder where a child has trouble correctly producing “s” sounds (e.g. sun, listen, grass) and “z” sounds (e.g. zoo, easy, buzz).  Sometimes other sounds including “sh” (e.g., shark, washing, brush), “ch” (e.g., chair, matches, lunch) and “j”...

Is your child ready for school? It’s a question that can strike fear into the heart of any parent. Are they? Yes! No! I think so but now I’m not sure! Should I send them? Should I hold them back? It’s enough to make you...