Basic Tech Rules at Home Make More Time for Verbal Communication with Children

With new data showing that a majority of speech-language pathologists say children’s preoccupation with today’s personal technology is qualitatively different from past generations’ distractions of choice, such as television—with greater potential for harm—speech-language pathologists urge parents to implement some basic tech rules in their households to make time for verbal communication. This advice is especially […]

Sam Sings “Down By the Station” With Near Adult-Level Articulation

At not quite 2 months past his third birthday, Sam’s articulation skills are near adult levels. He is able to control his muscles for breathing to produce a steady, outward airflow to sing the song. He has solid control for his jaw muscles for sounds such as “b” and “m.” He is able to round […]