Entries by Jaclyn Schneider

Language Milestones for Preschool-Aged Children

Language encompasses the way in which we produce ideas (expression), understand concepts (comprehension) and use the social rules for communication (pragmatics). Preschool years are a critical time for a child’s speech and language development. Children are rapidly acquiring new skills, therefore, parents may start to wonder if their child is meeting developmental milestones. Difficulties in […]

What is a Late-Talking Toddler?

Many parents may wonder, is my child normal? When it comes to speech and language development, there are certain milestones between birth to 1 year and 1 to 2 years that we would hope all children achieve. Some children may progress through these milestones faster or slower than others, but there is usually a typical […]

Speech and Language: What is the Difference?

At a time when families are seeking treatment for their children, they may hear terms like “speech” or “language” and wonder, what’s the difference?  Many children will struggle with both speech and language aspects of communication, and it is important that families understand the distinction. Speech: “Speech” can be thought of as verbal communication. It […]

10 Ways to Promote Language Skills During Winter Break

School is out for a few weeks, but that doesn’t mean your child has to stop working on language concepts. Using these 10 tips, you can work with your child to promote his or her language skills in a fun and meaningful way! 10 Ways to Promote Language Skills During Winter Break: Narrate Everything: Explaining what you’re […]