There are so many different ways in which young children develop that it can be hard to keep up with everything.This blog will look at the rough stage a child should be at different ages, and offer advice on when you may want to consider taking them to see a speech therapist.
The first 8 years are the most important in forming our communication skills, so promoting good communication in your baby will lay the foundation for the rest of their lives. So whether or not your child is having difficulty communicating, below are five tips to help encourage your child to communicate.
Traditionally, children develop their social skills by observing their family and those around them. They listen and pick up words, turns of phrase and social etiquette from their daily interactions. Regular exposure to different social situations allows children to develop a bank of conversational behaviours to draw upon.
Lisping can be a cause of concern for many parents, who worry that their child may be bullied or may grow up keeping the lisp if it isn’t addressed early. This is an understandable reaction for a parent to have to any issue, but is lisping really a cause for concern, or is it something that will go away with time?
Lots of parents worry that their child is not developing at the same rate as other children around them. Talking is one of the most common causes of this worry, as learning to talk is generally regarded as one of the most fundamental aspects of a child's development.