Speech and language disorders are more common among children ages 3-6. This is an important time to recognize, diagnosis and treat problems to gain better outcomes. Dr. Candice talks with Speech-Language Pathologist, Mrs. Julie Lashbrook, about Speech-Language Therapy for children.
This episode covers:
-What is speech-language therapy?
-Difference between speech disorder and language disorder.
-Importance of early intervention for speech problems.
-Highlights of a therapy session.
-Why educational evaluations should include a speech-language assessment?
-How electronic devices affect speech development and a review of updated screen time guidelines.
If you have any concerns about your child’s ability to speak, understand words and/or follow instructions, please see your child’s medical provider for referral and make sure to get audiology(hearing) testing as well.
Thank You, Mrs. Julie Lashbrook!
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