Learn how you can help children with speech disorders

Learn how you can help children with speech disorders

Speech and communication disorders are pretty common in children. You may already know a child personally or they may be a student or someone under your care.

You may notice the child may have problems hearing, or they are behind in their speech development for their age, and they may get impatient and frustrated when trying to communicate.

If caught and diagnosed early and with the right treatment, you can really make a difference in helping these children deal with their speech and communication disorder.

Join us for the Professional Certificate in Speech Therapy Assistant programme and gain the tools to assist in the assessment, screening and treatment of communication and speech disorders to help affected children and adults gain their independence and improve the quality of their lives. Read more

How do I help children with communication and speech disorder?

How do I help children with communication and speech disorder?

For many people, communicating with others is an easy and effortless task. For children with communication and speech disorder, they might have a hard time receiving, processing, sending and comprehending verbal and nonverbal communication.

Young children with communication and speech disorders may not speak at all, or have limited vocabulary for their age. By the time they enter school, they can speak but in a limited and diminished capacity for their age and development. This results in them falling behind their peers in speech and language skills.

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Complete your Professional Certificate in Speech Therapy Assistant in 6 months!

Complete your Professional Certificate in Speech Therapy Assistant in 6 months!

Join us for the Professional Certificate in Speech Therapy Assistant programme and gain the tools to assist in the assessment, screening and treatment of communication and speech disorders to help affected children and adults gain their independence and improve the quality of their lives.

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What can I do to help a child with communication and speech disorder?

What can I do to help a child with communication and speech disorder?
As adults, we often take our ability to speak and communicate for granted. We just don’t think about our language and speech as it happens quite naturally. However, young children with communication and speech disorders may not speak at all, or have limited vocabulary for their age. By the time they enter school, they can speak but in a limited and diminished capacity for their age and development. They might have a hard time receiving, processing, sending and comprehending verbal and nonverbal communication. As a result, this can contribute greatly to them falling behind their peers in speech and language skills.
 

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How do I help children with communication and speech disorders?

How do I help children with communication and speech disorders?

For many people, communicating with others is an easy and effortless task. For children with communication and speech disorder, they might have a hard time receiving, processing, sending and comprehending verbal and nonverbal communication.

Young children with communication and speech disorders may not speak at all, or have limited vocabulary for their age. By the time they enter school, they can speak but in a limited and diminished capacity for their age and development. This results in them falling behind their peers in speech and language skills. Read more

Does Speech Therapy help children improve their socialisation?

Does Speech Therapy help children improve their socialisation?

Children who suffer from communications disorders suffer emotional and social effects that may be a huge quality of life issue for them. Speech therapy is used to help improve your child or your students’ ability to communicate. Spoken communications is incredibly important to the development of the child, allowing them to express their emotions, needs, and thoughts. Read more