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Speech Therapy

Communication for Older Children

Warm greetings from HeadStart for Life! We are excited to share another Beyond Therapy article concerning communication. Please enjoy! Communication is a valuable part of our existence. It is a vital

1 month ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Echolalia: Parroting Words without Communicating

Hello! We love seeing you back here at HeadStart for Life’s Beyond Therapy blog! Today we are going to talk about Echolalia. What’s that? Please read on! Imitation plays a strong part in o

7 months ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Dealing with Verbal Dyspraxia

Previously, we provided an overview of verbal dyspraxia or childhood apraxia of speech. We hope that you were able to gain some useful information regarding this motor speech concern. If you have miss

10 months ago by 2 minutes

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My child has verbal dyspraxia? What does that mean?

What is verbal dyspraxia? Verbal dyspraxia or childhood apraxia of speech is a motor disorder concerning the planning and execution of movements to achieve intelligible speech. Although there is no we

1 year ago by 1 minute

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Speech Therapy

What Can Influence Your Child’s Speech Development?

Parents and professionals use milestones to determine and monitor a child’s development and progress. Aside from knowing the skills achieved at a given age, it would be very useful to have an idea o

1 year ago by 1 minute

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Speech Therapy

Correcting when I hear something incorrect?

To effectively transmit a message and communicate, listeners should understand what we say. Children undergo several stages of speech development before they become completely understandable. It is ac

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Ready, Sound, Go! – Exciting Ways to Create Sounds

Children communicate in various ways and contexts. When you are around them, just take a pause and observe them communicating in so many ways. One child may gesture (pointing, pulling the person towa

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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