Speech & Language

Mini-Moment: What to tell a grad student about your child?

This Monday, April 29th I will once again guest lecture for the speech language pathology graduate students of Miami University. I always have fun teaching SLP's in training about Down syndrome and would like to add a new twist this year. What advice do you, as a parent of a child with DS, want to… Continue reading Mini-Moment: What to tell a grad student about your child?

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Speech & Language, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

Motivating your child with Down syndrome to talk

Children need motivation. Especially children with Down syndrome who have speech or language disorders. Internal motivation is difficult enough for those of us without language-learning difficulties. This is why support groups for dieters are so successful. How do we encourage or motivate a child with Down syndrome to talk more? How can we help them make… Continue reading Motivating your child with Down syndrome to talk