This blog discusses the signs of speech and language disorders; how parents can foster their children’s language development, and more.
With most American children spending more time consuming electronic media than they do in school, an expert from the American Academy of Pediatrics discusses upcoming guidance on children’s technology use—and offers some positive parenting practices.
Noise is more distracting to a child’s brain than an adult’s, and it can hinder how young people learn, according to new research. Experts explain why, and offer tips for parents.
A new study shows that when babies and parents play with electronic toys, parents speak less and babies vocalize less than when playing with traditional toys like blocks—which may have important implications for language development.
Bells may be ringing, but your kids’ ears shouldn’t be this holiday season! Audiologist Lisa Cannon offers advice for parents.
This article in The Washington Post discusses the language gap between children from poor and wealthy families—and spotlights the Thirty Million Words initiative.
ASHA President Judith L. Page discusses how early identification and intervention can make a substantial difference in the development of a child with hearing loss.
Speech-language pathologist Ann Kummer reminds parents about the importance of limiting the time young children spend using technology alone in favor of time for talking and interacting together.
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.
2014 ASHA President Elizabeth McCrea explains the connection between language and literacy, and offers tips for parents.