Tag: child language therapy

More free resources to help children learn new words

Thank you to everyone who took the time to read our recent blog about helping school-age children learn new words.  We’ve had fantastic feedback from clients and others who found it useful. We’re pleased to now share our free Word...

/ 6 April 2015

How to help your school-age child learn new words – the nuts and bolts of how I actually do it in therapy

Many school-age children have problems learning new words. In particular, children with language delays and disorders often struggle with vocabulary (e.g. Haynes, 1992). So how can we help them? Evidence-based strategies 1. Choose words the child needs to understand for...

/ 16 March 2015

8 things parents should know about effective language therapy for children – Part II

Last week, we outlined 4 key evidence-based elements of effective language therapy.  In part II of our article, we outline 4 more elements of good language therapy parents should know: 1. Give your child specific feedback about whether they are right:...

/ 20 August 2014

8 things parents should know about effective language therapy for children: Part I

What can we do to make child language therapy as effective as possible for our clients and their families? Having reviewed some of the latest research on this important question, we’ve identified 8 key elements.  Here are the first 4:...

/ 12 August 2014