For kids with significant developmental delays, such as 4-year-old Jocelyn, the process of getting school ready is much more involved than gathering the necessary supplies and selecting the perfect backpack. To help Jocelyn and other children with severe speech and language problems, a speech pathologist and occupational therapist at Akron Children’s Hospital developed a summer pilot group to help pre-K kids with augmentative communication devices get ready for school.
We’ve officially entered generation tech. A study by Internet security company AVG found that more kids ages 2 to 5 can play computer games than ride a bike. And while the availability of technology can certainly create concerns with overuse, they have a very real and valuable place in our lives.
Watching your little one learn to speak is fascinating, and you cherish these initial first conversations with your offspring. You also want reassurance that your child is achieving important speech milestones. An interesting study was publicized that looks at how babies learn to talk and what you can do to help their speech development. The study, […]