A Parents Guide to Apraxia

A Parent’s Guide to Apraxia Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) can be a startling issue to confront at first. Everyone’s brain develops a muscle plan for the mouth, jaw, and tongue as they are learning to speak the language(s) they are raised around. In contrast to other speech impediments, the ability for the brain to…

Stuttering – You’re Not Alone

Stuttering doesn’t look the same from individual to individual. Some repeat sounds and syllables, others prolong sounds, and still others interject their own sentences with filler words and noises, such as ‘um’ or ‘like’. Just as there are different ways a stutter can sound, there are different categories for stutters to fall into. Developmental stuttering,…

Sleep Disorders and Behavioral Issues

Children with sleep disorders can quickly find themselves with problems including learning impairments and poor behavior. Children with sleep disorders should be treated as soon as possible to manage the condition and to prevent damage to the childrens’ development. Our staff at Speech and Occupational Therapy of North Texas is trained to diagnose and treat…

Childhood Apraxia – When Your Child Struggles to Speak

Childhood Apraxia – When Your Child Struggles to Speak Childhood apraxia is a speech disorder that causes children to have problems moving speech-related muscles correctly when speaking. The problem is not weak muscles; the brain itself sends incorrect signals to the body parts responsible for speech. Speech therapy is necessary to retrain childrens’ brains and…

Five Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help Your Child

Five Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help Your Child Speech-language pathologists carry out specialized speech therapy targeted at children who have problems with speech and communication. These specialists routinely deal with articulation delays and other speech issues, ranging from minor issues like stutters and lisps to more serious conditions caused by developmental delays, motor speech…

Building Blocks for Children with Speech Sound Disorders

Building Blocks for Children with Speech Sound Disorders 78110652 – proper Developmental problems in children often cause issues with speech, articulation, and communication. The ability to communicate effectively through speech comes from a confluence of finely coordinated motor skills, a good understanding of the language and its nuances, and the mental capacity to convert thoughts…

Language Stimulation for Children

Language Stimulation for Children Language stimulation is a set of activities and procedures that a parent, guardian, or educator can perform to promote a child’s language comprehension. When used properly, language stimulation can help a child learn and understand additional words, speak in longer sentences, participate in back-and-forth communication, and learn how to use language…

Speech Therapy Activities Using Flashcards

Speech Therapy Activities Using Flashcards Delays in a speech in children are a regular occurrence. Speech therapy evaluates the child’s speck ability, and the therapist can gauge how to work with them. It can help in various ways, from reducing stuttering, better speech articulation to boosting the child’s communication and expression. Flashcards in speech therapy…

Creative Ways to Use Stories In Speech Therapy

Creative Ways to Use Stories In Speech Therapy Storytelling has its healing properties. The good stories, told the right way, can enhance psychological as well as physical healing.  Storytelling as physiotherapy can be dated back to the ancient tradition of therapy. Stories have to fixate attention and appeal to the listener’s imagination as they are…

Top 3 Proven Speech Therapy Tips When Your Child’s Speech Is Unclear

Top 3 Proven Speech Therapy Tips When Your Child’s Speech Is Unclear If you see that your two or three-year-old baby is not yet talking or is unable to construct sentences, you should check the suggestions below. The options are in line with the experts because they know more about speech development, the kind of…