Teletherapy

Does Bilingualism Cause Speech Delay? 3 Tips to Improve Multi-Language Learning

It’s no secret that learning new languages is tough. Parents ask me all the time, “Does bilingualism cause a speech delay?” The answer is no. As speech pathologists, we encourage families that speech delay isn’t their fault and that it’s not caused by speaking multiple languages at home. Noticing Traits of Speech Delay Doesn’t Mean …

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What Is Echolalia? Tips on How to Handle Repetitive Speech in Children With Autism

“What is Echolalia?” This is a question I get from parents all the time. So, I’m going to do my best to clear it up for you. Echolalia is the term that therapists describe when a child is repeating or echoing another person’s spoken words. Simply put, when I ask, “how are you?” they might respond …

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Virtual Speech Therapy for Apraxia

Is Video-Chat Appropriate for Kids with Apraxia? Let Me Share My Experience With the worldwide pandemic and ongoing quarantine restrictions many businesses, including my own, have had to suddenly pivot and provide services online rather than in person. Virtual Speech Therapy (also called Telehealth or Teletherapy) has actually been offered by our field for about …

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