Language is the human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication, and a language is any specific example of such a system. People with communication disorders may have difficulties in speech, language, voice, fluency, and reading and spelling. Speech pathologists manage communication disorders including problems with language.
From time to time, I come across parents of children that have shopped around to different speech pathologists after finding that their child does not seem to be making progress with their communication or feeding concerns. There are many reasons why this may be the case and even times where progress has been made however not perceived. There are a few things to keep in mind when gauging progress in speech therapy and finding the right treatment … [Read more...]