4 min read My Child is Hard to Understand, Should I Be Worried? Have you noticed that your child’s speech is hard to understand? Perhaps you find yourself interpreting for them; being the ‘go between’ when your child is speaking with family friends or even grandparents. If your child has an older sibling, they may…
Speech pathologists often get praised for their patience, but even we struggle to keep up with littlies who have ADHD. They are fast paced (and we aren’t that fit)!Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can be very challenging for those in the child’s lives, particularly if it’s not properly understood. What we all need to remember is that it’s super challenging for the child, too.
People often joke that children are like sponges. And oh, aren’t they just! From the moment you connect eyes with your newborn and they soothe to the sound of your voice, they are watching and listening.Most importantly, they are putting what they see and what they hear together and so begins the learning process.
So why is play important for language? Let’s have a look.