Parent’s Guide to Language Delays and Speech Disorders in Children by Baylor University

This article by the online speech pathology program from Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences is an excellent read for parent who is concerned about language delays or a potential speech disorder.

It covers topics such as:

  • Milestones in Early Speech and Language Development
  • How to Look for Potential Early Signs of Speech and Language Issues
  • Risk Factors for Speech Disorders and Language Delay
  • Why Early Intervention Speech Therapy Is Beneficial
  • How to Find Early Intervention Speech Therapy
  • How to Find Early Intervention Speech Therapy
  • Exercises to Address Speech Disorders and Language Delays in Children

Nearly 1 in 12 U.S. children ages 3 to 17 has had a disorder related to voice, speech, language, or swallowing, External link  according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD). While parents understand the importance of monitoring for potential signs of these issues, some may not be aware of exactly how early they should be on the lookout for delays in their child’s speech and language development. – The online speech pathology program from Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences

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My name is Amy Nielsen and I am the owner and creator of the Big Abilities blog and podcast as well as Parent Advocate and Early Intervention Specialist for Collaborative Corner for Exceptional Children. Most importantly I am the mother of four amazing children, the youngest is on the Autism Spectrum and has ADHD.
Amy Nielsen

Amy Nielsen

My name is Amy Nielsen and I am the owner and creator of the Big Abilities blog and podcast as well as Parent Advocate and Early Intervention Specialist for Collaborative Corner for Exceptional Children. Most importantly I am the mother of four amazing children, the youngest is on the Autism Spectrum and has ADHD.