By: Jenny Lorince, M.D., CF-SLP What is Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)? According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), CAS is a neurological childhood (pediatric) speech sound disorder in which the precision and consistency of movements...read more
By: McKenzie Jones, M.S., CF-SLP Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices: Achieving Communicative Success Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you were unable to speak? For some children this idea is a fact of their daily life; however, just...read more
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The Importance of Reading Intervention at an Early Age
By: Daley Johnston M.A., CF-SLP
“The single most important activity for building knowledge for their eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children,” stressed Becoming a Nation of Readers, a 1985 report by the Commission on Reading. It is important to read aloud to children of all ages. It is important from infancy through the high school years. Families and teachers can create and continue a tradition, introduce and reinforce the pleasures of reading, and, as children get older, set the stage for meaningful conversations about numerous topics.
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