Make the Most Out of Story Time

Six to twelve months after being born your child starts to look at photos, recognize sounds and point to items that interest them. Reading to your child regularly is one of the most important factors for them to develop a healthy level of communication in the infancy...

Why Does My Child Have a Speech or Language Disorder?

When parents walk through our door, they often want to know ‘WHY’ their child is not understanding and talking like other children; ‘WHY’ they aren’t pronouncing sounds like others; or ‘WHY’ they’re stuttering. Listed below are some factors that are known to...

So You Want to Help Your Preschooler Learn to Read

As a speech-language pathologist I find that it is helpful if parents are aware of some of the early reading or “pre-literacy” skills that children must develop before they can become an effective reader. Below are a list of some of the expectations from the Ontario...

How to Help Your Child to Learn to Talk

Often when parents think of what kind of words they would like their toddler to learn, these are some of the ones that come to mind: mama, dada, ball, bear, blanket, bottle, book, movie, car, home. Now take a look at what types of words all of the above are. Think way...