Tag: Expressive Language

Speaking for themselves: why I choose ambitious goals to help young children put words together

Many, if not most, children with expressive language disorders have problems arranging words and phrases to express themselves.  This can be very frustrating for both the children and their families. Targeting the wrong grammatical goals can leave children with language disorders...

/ 3 August 2015

Speech pathology homework doesn’t have to be boring

Atop a foothill of Mt Warrenheip, a mere 8km from my childhood home in Ballarat, sits Kryal Castle. Behold its magnificence! Built in the 1970s by one Keith Ryall, the castle features a moat, a maze, stocks, an armory, mock-hangings, performing lions, jousting...

/ 17 June 2014

Power in knowledge: child language risk factors

As you can probably tell from our blog, we’re firm believers in sharing as much information as possible with parents and others about developmental language delays and other communication problems – including the limitations of the current evidence base. We know...

/ 6 May 2014

So what do Speech Pathologists do?

That’s a question we get asked a lot.  I’m not surprised. Compared to other professions, like medicine or law, Speech Pathology is a young profession.  The scope of what we do keeps expanding as more research is published on speech,...

/ 16 February 2014