Children start to use different speech sounds in words at varying rates dependent on the child, so one child may be using all the speech sounds needed in all word positions by the age of 4 and other children may be slightly later.
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Are you at home in lockdown and wondering how on earth other families you know on social media are spending their days blissfully baking cakes, colouring rainbows and smiling in the sunshine?. Well the chances are they aren’t ….. and if you too are wondering about this then you aren’t alone!
When your child’s speech or communication skills are not developing at the same rate as other children their age it can be a concern. Mable Therapy provides Adult-Child Interaction Therapy to support you and your child to develop key speech and language skills. Specialist Speech and Language Therapist Julie Holmes discusses the approach here.
Several weeks into lockdown and schools are doing an excellent job shifting from the classroom to a online environment. Mable therapy wants to support schools to continue to respond to national changes quickly and confidently during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
Your teenager may ignore your attempts to converse or refuse to do any homework. These could be actions of a typical teenager or they could also be signs of speech, language and communication difficulties.
ACEs are traumatic experiences that occur during childhood and have a large impact on a person’s entire life. Continue reading to learn about how ACE’s can also affect Language Development.
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week has arrived and this year it is themed “come as you are” which is about opening up the eating disorders conversation and raising our awareness away from the stereotypical image of an ED sufferer. Read on for some of the most common misconceptions and why they are not true.