PROMPT is a therapy technique for treating speech sound disorders. I am one of a few PROMPT trained therapists in Utah. PROMPT can be a powerful and highly effective technique.
Trick or Treating with a Special Needs Child
“Making the decision to have a child – it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ” Elizabeth Stone All parents understand this, but it seems to me that parents of special needs children experience it on a different level. Your heart walks out of […]
Sounds Like Baby Talk
Children develop speech and language skills at variable speeds. Babies make vowel sounds and grunt and cry and make “mm” sounds as they eat. Between babyhood and around seven to eight years old, huge changes take place. In that time, children learn to say all sounds in the English language, if their development falls within […]
Building a Foundation for Language
Babies are amazing learners. In just a few short months, they can build the foundation of these language skills: 3-4 months: eye contact and mutual gazing. 6 months: smiling and reaching for what is offered. 9 months: infant looks intently at what he or she wants. 12 months: child requests by looking at desired object, […]