Narrative Language

Narrative Language When we talk about narrative language we are referring to the ability to tell a story or series of events with precision and clarity. Narrative language skills require remembering what happened, putting the events in the correct order, picking out the key information, finding and using the correct words and producing grammatically correct… Continue reading Narrative Language

Oral Motor Skills

What is oral motor development? Oral motor development refers to the use and function of the jaw, tongue, lips and the hard and soft palates. The movement and coordination of these structures is very important in speech production, safe swallowing, and consuming various food textures. How your child works on oral motor skills in Speech… Continue reading Oral Motor Skills

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)

What is APD? Children with APD have difficulty understanding speech in noisy environments, following directions, and discriminating between speech sounds.  In school, children with APD may have difficulty with spelling, reading, and understanding information presented verbally in the classroom. A multidisciplinary team approach is critical to fully assess and understand the cluster of problems exhibited… Continue reading Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)