Tag Archives: Language

How Does Playing With Other Children Affect Toddlers’ Language Learning?

[Source: Medical X-Press] Toddlers are surprisingly good at processing the speech of other young children, according to a new study. And toddlers who have more exposure to other children, such as those in daycare, may be particularly good at certain … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: The Effectiveness of Language Facilitation

by Becca Jarzynski, M.S. CCC-SLP A while back, I posted on the ABCs of ABA.  Within that post, I described the basics of ABA, a method of therapy that I believe is often a bit misunderstood.  I also promised to follow … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: How Birds and Babies Learn to Talk

[Source:  The New Yorker] Few things are harder to study than human language. The brains of living humans can only be studied indirectly, and language, unlike vision, has no analogue in the animal world. Vision scientists can study sight in … Continue reading

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How ‘Knowing Less’ Can Boost Language Development in Children

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Children may learn new words better when they learn them in the context of other words they are just learning—according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers investigated how 18-24-month-olds learn new words—in the context of … Continue reading

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Halloween Speech Lesson of the Week: Where’s My Mummy?

  by Kristin Cummings, M.S. CCC-SLP I love fall and I love Halloween! Even more, I love the story, Where’s My Mummy? by Carolyn Crimi. I use this book every October with my speech and language students. This is an … Continue reading

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