How to Help a Child with Dyspraxia at Home

How to Help a Child with Dyspraxia at Home When your child is diagnosed with dyspraxia it’s only natural for you as a parent to want to help them. It’s great that you’re showing this concern because your commitment and involvement will really help them improve their speech. With this in mind, you should know…

Early Signs of Communication Disorder in Children

Early Signs of Communication Disorder in Children Social communication disorder happens when your child has difficulty using verbal and nonverbal language skills in social settings. This primarily happens with social cognition during social interactions. While it typically begins during your child’s early developmental period (the first three years of their life), you may not fully…

Dyspraxia in School

Dyspraxia is defined as a childhood developmental disorder that’s marked by clumsiness in children who are otherwise healthy. Some of the most common symptoms include delays in sitting or walking. Many children with dyspraxia find it difficult to jump or do “simple” tasks like tying their own shoelaces. This becomes particularly problematic when a child…

Early Signs of Autism

Autism is rooted in early brain development. However, you won’t notice any of its most obvious signs and symptoms until a child is between 12 – 18-months-old. In fact, a lot of children will develop normally up until that point when they’ll suddenly lose skills and develop autism – something that’s commonly referred to as…

Games Useful for Developing Speech, Language, and Social Skills

Children learn by observing and the best role model is the parent. Having a home environment in which learning is rewarded and encouraged, with games that are useful for developing speech, language, and social skills will be invaluable. It is important to always keep in mind that children observe and absorb everything they watch, so…

Signs of Delayed Speech & Language Development

Children develop at different rates, but there are some guidelines for knowing if your child is generally on track in his or her development. Knowing what is and is not typical for a child’s speech and language development can help parents know if their child is on track or if there is a cause for…