Early intervention for speech and hearing disorders in children is transformative, efficient, necessary, and accessible. Learn more about the difference that early treatment makes in a child’s life.
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics reported a 63% increase in disability associated with speech problems from 2001-02 to 2010-11 among U.S. children, along with a more than 15% increase in disability associated with hearing problems. The data underscore the importance of early intervention for rising numbers of children who are experiencing communication disorders, according to ASHA.
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ASHA President Elizabeth McCrea offers tips for parents about how to encourage language development and literacy skills in young children.