Category Language - Speech Therapy

Hoarseness in children
Language - Speech Therapy

Hoarseness in children

Voice is a fundamental communication tool that we use every day, both adults and children. Disorders that affect the vocal cords and prevent us from having good oral health affect children and young people in a special way, since they require language education and care of the parts of our body that intervene in the process speech.

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Language - Speech Therapy

Simple exercises for children who mispronounce "r" and "ese"

In the consultations of speech therapists, there are questions frequently repeated by parents and even teachers: Why are there children who mispronounce "r" and "that"? Why can these sounds present difficulties for the little ones? It is no coincidence that these two sounds are always the most common in terms of speech errors and the last to be achieved at the level of children's repertoire.
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Language - Speech Therapy

Children who sing in a choir have fewer voice disorders

The voice is an instrument that both children and adults use daily and if it is not cared for and protected properly, it can become damaged, with manifestations of pain and discomfort. Speech therapists usually speak of dysphonia or slightly damaged voice and aphonia or total loss of voice. In addition to educating and training the voice, a recent study carried out by experts from the Claros Otorhinolaryngology Clinic in Barcelona has confirmed that children who sing in a choir have less risk of having voice disorders.
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Language - Speech Therapy

Infant dyslalia in children from 4 years of age

Childhood dyslalias are alterations in the pronunciation of one or more phonemes either due to the absence or alteration of some specific speech sounds or due to the substitution of these for others. These alterations attract attention when they last beyond four years, since until then they appear very frequently and are part of children's language acquisition when they learn to speak.
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Language - Speech Therapy

Hoarseness in children

Voice is a fundamental communication tool that we use every day, both adults and children. Disorders that affect the vocal cords and prevent us from having good oral health affect children and young people in a special way, since they require language education and care of the parts of our body that intervene in the process speech.
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Language - Speech Therapy

Knowing more about developmental language disorder (LDD)

Learning difficulties in reading, writing and mathematics (also known under the terminology of dyslexia, dysortography and dyscalculia) are increasingly known and diagnosed, but much less known is the difficulty in the area of ​​language (known as developmental disorder of the language or under the acronym TDL), covering both the difficulties at the written level and the difficulties at the oral level.
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Language - Speech Therapy

Stammering. How to help and treat a child who stutters

Claudia Patricia Groesman is the General Secretary of the Spanish Foundation for Stuttering, which has been created five years ago by parents of children who stutter, in order to inform and raise awareness among all those families who are affected by this difficulty in children's speech and communication, and trying to improve their quality of life.
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Language - Speech Therapy

The relationship between breath and voice in children

Breathing and voice are two processes that are closely related, to the point that speaking correctly depends largely on knowing how to breathe well. It is very important that children learn to breathe well so that they have healthy phonation from a young age and avoid the appearance of discomfort related to language and the respiratory system.
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Language - Speech Therapy

Lidcombe method. Early treatment of stuttering

The Lidcombe method, developed by Professor Mark Onslow of the University of Sydney, is a program focused on the early treatment of stuttering, and is already used by 80 percent of Australian speech therapists. The novelty of the Lidcombe method is that It is a program in which parents help their children in their daily environment.
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Language - Speech Therapy

When the 3-year-old does not speak

The acquisition of the first words is one of the most relevant events in the development of the child. But what if the child is 3 years old and still does not speak? On our site we will see some of the possible causes and solutions. It is important that in each of the periodic reviews with the pediatrician you expose your doubts and concerns about your child's language and speech.
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Language - Speech Therapy

The 6 stages of language acquisition in the child. Sounds and speech

The beginning of speech and its first sounds is one of the first items of child development that most concerns parents, along with motor development (crawling, sitting, walking, etc.) and feeding (nutrition, weight, etc.) ). Therefore, below, we will provide you with a list that summarizes the six stages of language acquisition in children, that is, how they incorporate sounds and speech, and we will do so thanks to the latest studies by Susanibar, Dioses and Tordera (2016).
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