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Emotional Regulation in children is the child’s ability to effectively manage and respond to big emotions. Having an emotionally regulated child will do wonders in the long run as this child will almost always understand how to effectively manage difficult situations and emotions. Emotional regulation goes beyond just behaving appropriately and actually equips your child with tools to manage themselves during stressful times.
While learning to talk, a child uses various pre-linguistic skills( attention span/joint attention) and a set of listening and receptive language skills. Sensory Books can be great tools to help children with all these skills. Using these books, a parent or therapist can work on most of these target areas. Here are some benefits of Sensory Books.
The term ‘reluctant talker’ is broadly used to describe children who may be selectively mute in situations outside home due to anxiety, shyness and lack of confidence. It may co-occur with developmental language disorders or delays in language development. Why are some children, reluctant talkers?
A speech therapist’s magical tool to engage a child in a session is …(*drumroll*)… PLAY! Through play, relevant skills can be taught to a child. A therapist would spend significant time and energy to think of creative ways to engage the child meaningfully, session after session. NON-TOYS, therefore, become as essential as toys during play within the sessions!
Speech sound development is a gradual process. It takes up to 8 years to master all the speech sounds of one’s language.In some instances children may need some help in learning to articulate or pronounce certain sounds or in general to sound clearer.Here are a few tips to improve your child’s speech clarity at home.
The awesomeness of everyday items in play should not go unnoticed. In this article we will explore one such common item ( Clothes Clips) and learn awesome ways to enhance learning with it. Clothes clips comes in all sizes , colours and shapes. This is the reason it makes them a very attractive and wonderful object to make your child learn a lot.
In the last decade, the world of Speech Language Therapy has seen staggering changes. From improved and accessible resources to mobile apps and devices, there have been plenty of positive calibrations in the Speech Therapy scenario. Here’s a list of changes that have come about in the past 10 years ( 2009-2019) . This article has been inspired by the currently trending #10yearchallenge on social media.