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Author: Zunaida

Speech Therapy

What are Speech Sound Disorders?

Most of us must have heard at one time or other a friend’s child saying “tar” instead of ‘car’ or a child on the bus saying “that car yewo”. And what about Tweety Bird saying “I though

4 months ago by 1 minute

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Speech Therapy

Language and Thinking Skills for Children with Speech and Language Delay

From young, language and thinking skills play a very important role in our daily life experiences. We need to use language and think creatively and critically to solve problems, assess the consequence

8 months ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Acquiring skills for reading: Learning to read

“I hate reading mummy!” “I don’t want to read anymore!” *pout* – sound familiar? I’m sure many of us have heard that from our kids. You may also observe, our kids

10 months ago by 1 minute

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Speech Therapy

Dyslexia – What you need to know

KEY POINTS COVERED IN THIS POST Definitions of dyslexia The causes of dyslexia What are the characteristics of dyslexia? Consequences of dyslexia What are the interventions available for dyslexia? IN

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Reading and Language Comprehension

Language Comprehension as a component of READING and READING COMPREHENSION According to the “SIMPLE VIEW OF READING”, skilled reading (meaning to be a proficient reader) requires two processes: A

1 year ago by 1 minute

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Speech Therapy

Reading: Easy strategies for teaching your child to read

Quite often I’ve heard of parents telling me that their child likes to read (the words) but shows little understanding of the content in the story. Or some parents share that their child loves liste

1 year ago by 1 minute

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