New Identify the Signs public service announcement educates parents about how too much technology and too little talk can delay communication development in children. Talking and reading together builds communication skills.
Vacation travel, barbecues, family excursions. . . summer is full of prime communication opportunities for families. Parents, this summer don’t let tech time interfere with quality talk time with your kids!
Fireworks, firecrackers, and concerts/events make Independence Day one of the noisiest American holidays. Protect your ears with these simple tips.
ASHA 2015 President Judith L. Page warns that overuse of technology can translate to an underuse of speech and other forms of human-to-human communication.
A new survey of U.S. parents commissioned by ASHA finds significant percentages reporting technology use by very young children and more than half of the parents surveyed have concerns about the potential negative impact of technology use on the ability of the young to communicate.
May is Better Hearing & Speech Month—a time to prioritize communication. Here are 10 tips for parents on how to manage kids’ technology use to keep communication at the forefront.
This infographic shares statistics about hearing and speech-language disorders in U.S. children, and the benefits of early intervention.
Speech-language pathologists Diane Paul and Donna Murray talk about what social communication disorder is and how it is treated.
2014 ASHA President Elizabeth McCrea explains the connection between language and literacy, and offers tips for parents.
“Pediatrics” reports 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.