Does hearing loss impact speech and language development?

Does hearing loss impact speech and language development?

Yes! Hearing loss refers to a child’s difficulty hearing. The severity of hearing loss can range from mild to severe. A child who has hearing loss may be able to understand only some of the information that is said to them. They could miss hearing certain sounds or specific details in words and sentences.  In addition to this, they may have difficulty expressing themselves as they could have trouble developing their vocabulary and learning appropriate grammatical structures.

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Is Your Child Ready for School?

Is Your Child Ready for School?

Preparing your child for school is an exciting and nerve racking experience for most families at the best of times. Ensuring your child is ready for school is another thing all together.

 

Occupational therapists and speech pathologists support families and educators to incorporate appropriate strategies in their daily routines. This helps develop good school readiness skills and allows for an easy transition into the school environment. Read our blog to check if your child is ready for school. 

 

Christmas gift ideas!

Christmas gift ideas!

With only 4 weeks until Christmas, days are only getting busier and shorter and time is quickly escaping us! Click the picture above to reveal some great gift ideas that might help reduce some of the shopping madness (and with the extra bonus of not including computer games & iPads).