Seventeen year old, Sajida was brought to our speech therapy centre with unclear speech. Sajida is the only child of Nizar and Fathima. Although they had noticed the speech problem with Sajida even as a child, they did not consider it reason enough to consult a doctor or seek advice. Despite Sajida’s repeated requests to … Continue reading Lisping ???
Gowtham is 10yrs old and is a 5th grader. He loves music and dreams to be a singer one day. He was a below average student in the class activities but performed well in exams. He always preferred to stay aloof though he intently desired to play with other kids. Whenever the teacher asked questions, … Continue reading ‘Th’owtham’s Story – Learning to say /k/, /g/ & /ng/
Speech and language difficulties can co-exist with children who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It can create problems in understanding and using language adequately. The basic part affected here is not language, but other pre-linguistic abilities of a child. The difficulties in language are secondary to the attention difficulties. This disorder affects memory – short-term … Continue reading An Insight into Speech-Language Therapy for ADHD
Children with learning disability exhibit difficulty not only in learning, but also in their language usage – both in expression and social interaction abilities. Language deficits are seen in verbal expression as well as listening capacity. As these two measures our ability to communicate with others, a deficit in either or both can affect the … Continue reading Language Deficits in children with Learning Disability (LD)