Dysphagia is the medical term for the symptom of difficulty in swallowing. The word is derived from the Greek dys meaning bad or disordered, and phago meaning "eat".
One of the most popular misconceptions about children with speech and language delay is that taking a ‘wait and see’ approach cannot hurt. While this approach may not lead to anything life threatening, it can have serious repercussions for a child’s entire future following poor performance at school leading to decreased opportunities in further education, career and employment. Here are a few examples of a child’s delayed language skills influ … [Read more...]