Speech & Language, Uncategorized

Understanding speech problems in children with Down syndrome

In honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month I am resurrecting and updating a series of posts on common speech disorders in children with Down syndrome. I said it two years ago and it remains today - the most frequent concern I hear is, "I can't understand what Joe says. He gets so frustrated because he knows what… Continue reading Understanding speech problems in children with Down syndrome

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Ages and Stages, Speech & Language

Let’s talk about speech disorders: Overview

By far, the most frequent concern I hear from  anyone regarding children with Down syndrome is,  "I can't understand what Joe says. He gets so frustrated because he knows what he wants to say, but it is so unclear! What can you do?" Unclear speech is a symptom of a larger problem. To understand how to improve speech we… Continue reading Let’s talk about speech disorders: Overview