1003, 2015

How to help your child talk… Talking Tip – Ask the right questions

Asking and answering questions is a big part of normal, everyday life. Most of us wouldn't think twice when we ask, "What did you do at school today?" or "Where did you put my keys!?". However, not all questions are created equal. We are all familiar with the who, what, [...]

303, 2015

10 things Speech Pathologists want you to know

As a profession, speech pathology is often misunderstood. Some people think I teach elocution – you know, the whole "how now brown cow" caper. Others think I write speeches and train people in public speaking for a living. Some think I'm a tutor and others think they've got it spot [...]

1801, 2015

How to help your child talk… Talking Tip 1 – Slow Down!

I know, I know. I can feel your eyes rolling from here but bear with me. When I talk to parents and teachers about “slowing down” I see the eye rolls and I hear their exasperated sighs. I can tell they are thinking something along the lines of “I thought [...]