Speech, Language, Literacy & Feeding Therapy for Children

October, 2013

Five critical components for literacy

The National Reading Panel identified 5 critical components for the successful development of literacy skills: Phonemic awareness — the ability to focus on and manipulate the smallest units of sound in spoken language.  Phonics — the relationship between the letters of written language and the sounds of spoken language  Vocabulary development — the stored information about …Continue reading


Is my child too young for speech pathology?

After I was asked this question by a parent again earlier this week it prompted this post. As some background speech pathologists work with children as young as premature infants with feeding difficulties through to adults who are in their nineties and beyond! Eating and communication are two of the most basic skills we need …Continue reading