Speech-Language

August 8, 2016

Joint Attention: What is it and Why is it Important?

As a developmental specialist and independent evaluator of infants and toddlers in early intervention, I get to see a wide range of adorable kiddos on a […]
November 4, 2016

The Importance of Developing Early Language and Social Interaction Skills for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Christie Linkes, MSLP/CCC-SLP According to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, autism spectrum disorder is a complex neuro-developmental disorder […]
February 14, 2017

Using Music to Enhance Your Child’s Language Skills

It’s no secret that little kids love music. Many babies and toddlers naturally move to music and rhythms and even begin to imitate gestures to simple […]
April 23, 2018

Articulation and Toddlers: What’s Typical?

As therapists we are often asked about the intelligibility of toddlers when they speak. Many parents, understandably, are concerned about whether their child’s speech will be […]