Monthly Archives: January 2019

Helping your toddler to talk

Helping your toddler to talk

In this article

  • How can I help my toddler learn to talk?
  • How can I make learning to talk fun?
The more you chat to your toddler, the more opp....

Should a 2-Year-Old Speak Clearly?

Should a 2-Year-Old Speak Clearly?

Parents, especially first-time parents, can spend a lot of time wondering what's normal and whether their child is on target developmentally. Luckily, many toddlers who are late or hard-to-u....

How Well Should a 2-Year-Old Talk?

How Well Should a 2-Year-Old Talk?

A father and daughter talking about a plant in the garden. (Image: Digital Vision/Photodisc/Getty Images)
Vocabulary tests on two-year-olds can identify those who will be late talkers

Vocabulary tests on two-year-olds can identify those who will be late talkers

Children who can speak 50 words or fewer at age two may benefit from early language therapy, say researchers
Simple vocabulary tests on children as young as two can identify ....

2-Year-Old Speech and Language Skills

2-Year-Old Speech and Language Skills

2-Year-Old Speech and Language Skills
This post is all about how your 2-year-old should be communicating.  Keep in mind that these milestones are base....

Late Talkers – What to do if your child isn’t talking yet

Late Talkers – What to do if your child isn’t talking yet

Do you have a child that’s not talking yet? Are you worried that they should be? Well, they may just be what you call a late talker, and it is actually  more common than many think. ....

Your Baby’s First Words

Your Baby’s First Words

But when will you hear your baby's first words? Critical milestones for a baby learning to talk happen in the first three years of life, when a baby's brain is rapidly developing. During that time, your ba....

Early Identification of Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders

Early Identification of Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders

Children develop at their own rate. Some children walk and talk early. Others take longer. Most children learn skills within an age range, such as between 12 and 18 months. A child who takes longer to ....

Ten Best Ways To Encourage Toddlers To Talk

Ten Best Ways To Encourage Toddlers To Talk

First, let’s clarify something that will hopefully bring relief: Encouraging our children to talk isn’t about chattering incessantly to them in order to expose them to as many words as ....

Gifted Children and Language Development

Gifted Children and Language Development

One characteristic of gifted children is advanced language ability, which means these children reach developmental milestones relating to language earlier than developmental charts wou....