The good weather that comes with summer makes it much easier to get kids out of the house and engage them in activities you can’t do all year round. This can be hugely beneficial to their vocabulary and interaction, so we have put together some of the best summer activities for kids in SLT.
Blowing bubbles is a fun activity for both parents and kids alike, but it may come as a surprise that it is also a popular pastime of speech-language therapists too. While it may appear to be completely unrelated to SLT, blowing bubbles can actually have a wide variety of benefits patients who have conditions such as autism
One of the effective ways of reducing stammering in children is the use of exercises, which work by providing strength to speech organs like the lungs, tongue, trachea, lips and the jaw. These exercises either cure stammering completely or lower the intensity considerably.
Children work hard at school, so when the summer comes around, it’s normal for them to want to let off a little steam. However, parents of children who have speech conditions may be a little wary of letting their children embrace the summer without running through some exercises to help with their child’s speech and language development.