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What is a speech pathologist?

Speech pathologists study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading, writing, social skills, stuttering and using voice.

What is growth mindset?

The concept of “growth mindset” comes from the work of psychologist Carol Dweck, and her research on the power of our beliefs – especially those about ourselves. 

Developing Language in Toddlers

Children will learn language naturally and easily when the words an adult use are used in context and when the child is actually carrying out the action.

Strategies to support children’s speech and language development

Provide experiences that will foster language growth, building them around things the child likes and looks forward to, incorporating turn-taking, repetition and predictability.

Bilingual Children and Language Development

Children who are bilingual, in general, are under referred to Speech Pathologists due to general opinion that they lag behind their monolingual peers in their acquisition of English.

What To Expect From Your Speech Pathologist

So you are about to bring your child to see a speech pathologist. Maybe it’s your first time seeing a speech pathologist and you don’t know what to expect. Don’t worry!

Understanding stuttering

Understanding stuttering and how it’s treated

Stuttering is a relatively common speech disorder involving interruptions to the normal flow and clarity of speech. Typically, stuttering presents in children under the age of six but can also develop in adolescents and adults.

Autism Spectrum Disorder – Tips For Parents

Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder. Symptoms can range from mild to severe, and can include challenges interacting with others and repetitive or restrictive behaviour.