Strategies to Help Your Child Talk: Parallel and Self Talk by Playing with Words 365

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Strategies to Help Your Child Talk: Parallel and Self Talk

~:: Playing with Words 365 ::~

Children learn language from hearing it, and they start this process at birth (or even before!) Infants, toddlers and young children are learning language from the people they spend their time with. This can be grandparents, siblings, and caregivers, but of course the people they spend the most quality time with is their parents. They are constantly listening, analyzing, and storing what they hear until one day they USE IT!

But what can you do to help foster strong speech and language skills in YOUR young child? As a pediatric speech-pathologist, I have some tips for you!

ABOUT KATIE: Katie is a a mom to two little ones, E (almost 4) and Ev (21 months) and a licensed and credentialed pediatric speech-language pathologist (when she finds the time). She blogs over at Playing With Words 365, sharing information about speech and language development, intervention strategies, therapy ideas and tips, and shares a little about her family and their life too. You can follow along on Facebook or Pinterest for more speech and language ideas and tips.