Can frequent ear infections, impact language skills?

Can frequent ear infections, impact language skills?  Frequent ear infections can absolutely, but not necessarily, impact language skills.  Any change in the ears can create a change in hearing.  Children need consistent and complete access to sounds for ongoing speech and language development.  It is important to monitor developmental milestones

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How is speech therapy used to help toddlers?

How is speech therapy used to help toddlers? A pediatric speech language pathologist will conduct an assessment through play that will determine if the child is within the typical range of development for communication.  They will look at several areas of communication including speech (clarity of sounds, use of age appropriate

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What are techniques I can use to improve speech and language skills in small groups of young children? Are there tips I can give my parents to use at home?

What are techniques I can use to improve speech and language skills in small groups of young children? Are there tips I can give my parents to use at home? Modeling language just above the child’s current level is helpful.  For example, if the children in the group are using

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