My child is not speaking yet. Or, my child is speaking but very little. Or, my child is speaking but we can't understand what is said. Is this normal? As a parent, it can be hard to know.
This book will help you to understand what speech development is typical at each age and what indicates that your child may be struggling. Written by a speech-language pathologist who has spent the last 30 years doing speech evaluations, this book will also guide you to find out why your child may be struggling with speech or language. There are many reasons why your child may have difficulty and you may be surprised to learn some of the reasons. Some very smart kids can have speech issues!
If you are a parent wondering, "Is my child's speech okay?" this book is for you. Parents are almost always surprised to learn there are many reasons why a child may struggle with speech.
In this concise book, you will meet actual children who have been treated at Cornerstone Speech. Each child exhibits one of the ten most common types of speech difficulties. You will learn what characterizes each type of speech difficulty. You will learn how to get help for your child, from approaching the school district to investigating if your medical insurance will cover private speech therapy. And finally, you will learn just how to practice with your child for the best results. There are quite a number of books designed to help parents encourage speech development or have fun with language development. This book is different. This book will help you diagnose whether or not your child needs help and it will set you on the road to confidently help your child.