Month: September 2016

The Verb & Pronoun Workout

Any regular reader of our articles will know that we love working on verbs – action words like “jump”, “kick”, “think”, “write” and “saw” – for clients with language learning impairments. You can read why here and here. In addition to...

/ 27 September 2016

My child is learning two languages: what do I need to know about bilingual development?

More than half of my clients are growing up in homes where English is not the first or only language. I think it’s a great thing. Bilingualism is a tremendous asset living on this increasingly connected planet. We need more...

/ 21 September 2016

The Pesky Lisp Fixer: a new evidence-based approach for kids whose interdental lisps won’t stay fixed!

Don’t you hate those pesky interdental lisps? You know, the ones that won’t stay fixed? To fix an interdental lisp – those lisps where your tongue sticks out between your teeth when you try to say /s/ – speech pathologists...

/ 11 September 2016

School-age stuttering research update: mixing and matching treatments to get results

We need better treatments for school-aged children who stutter. Research groups, like the Australian Stuttering Research Centre (ASRC) and The Stuttering Center of Western Pennsylvania are working hard to develop and test new treatments. But front-line speech pathologists and families of...

/ 5 September 2016