When children have trouble expressing their thoughts and feelings, they may show their frustration. Below are some suggestions:
Label the feeling you see. Validate it calmly. It is OKAY to feel a certain way. This gives them the vocabulary of feelings and demonstrates how to self-regulate and find a calm state.
Let’s Play Together
Play is how our children explore and learn from their environment. They learn amazing concepts such as:
Problem solving, planning and sequencing: they observe the world around them and figure out connections.
Body awareness: they start to know where their body is in …Read More
16 Gestures by 16 Months
Your child is communicating much earlier than his/her first spoken words. Gestures are social communication skills, which according to research, predicts the language ability of preschoolers 2 years later and academic success after that. Between 9 and 16 months, the child develops 2 new …Read More
Use An Effective Voice When Speaking and Presenting
Would you believe that?
…People who have poor speaking voices – ones that do not project and are grating – are almost unaware of this?
…Being tall and strong does not guarantee you a deep rich resonant voice?
…Women, …Read More
How long does language therapy take for children? Often on the phone with the therapist booking the appointment, even before their child first comes to the clinic, the parents want…Read More