When I was a young mother, One of the outdoor activities I did was go to the park with my young children. I admit it was not fun for me, but I enjoyed being with my kids, and talking with them, and playing with them. There were other mothers there, and we would stand around and try to talk, to another adult, and watch out kids at the same time. There was the park, the pool, trips to a mall in hot weather, to be in the air-conditioning ( I needed it), Trips on the bus and the
If you suffer from an Articulation disorder, a voice disorder, an issue with accent modification or stuttering, it is hard for you. I, find these areas interesting to treat, as they involve adjusting or fine tuning the anatomy of the person , or the breathing mechanism of the person, to improve their problem, and with motivation and persistence, the problem can be solved. I have seen cases of backsliding, as with a child who overcame her stutter, only to find it reappear when
Today, a newborn, in his crib, can be tested for hearing impairment, and if there is a problem, there are cochlear implants and therapies for children as young as newborns to learn to talk. I worked in a school in Jerusalem like this for a year and was very impressed, the children spoke with normal tone and pitch, and they changed their batteries as often and as much of a routine as I change the batteries in my flashlight. Then there are children with constant ear infections,
When your child is Born, you hope and pray the child will be perfect. All the parts work, reposes are good, in the USA, this was called an Apgar of 10. I can remember when my first child was born, and they said "he is fine, but has some physical problems", which began us on the long road to what was club foot and how to deal with it and all the therapies and surgeries it entailed. That child is a physically normal adult today and a dad himself, but at the time, what nightm
What is wrong with baby talk? It is so cute! They sound so cute .
Then when my eldest started preschool his teacher said no one understood him. The other children made fun of him.
What is wrong with a child developing speech at his own rate?
The problem is that children need guidance with talking. We are their models. If we imitate baby talk, they speak baby talk. They are cute and little for such a short time and it seems like a shame to get them to speak clearly, more
When l was little I had a lisp, or was told I had one and people thought it was cute. So I thought I was cute and kept lisping. But when I was getting to be 12 or 11, the girls in my class said I acted childish with that"awful lisp". So that was when I talked to my parents and went to see a speech therapist. So what is a lisp? For some reason, my tongue was out of my mouth, instead of in, when I said the /s/ sound. It could also include the /z/ sound. And sometimes I would sp