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Top 10 Things You Can Do to Raise a Child Who Loves to Read

Top 10 Things You Can Do to Raise a Child Who Loves to Read Jo Ann Gramlich, MS, CCC-SLP You’ve surely been bombarded with ideas about the value of reading when you’re expecting your first child. The advantages of reading at any point during your child’s growth are well known. Raising a child who enjoys reading …

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Reading Tips for Parents of Children with Speech and Language Delays

Reading Tips for Parents of Children with Speech and Language Delays Jo Ann Gramlich, MS, CCC-SLP Children with speech and language delays can have difficulties expressing their feelings in words or actions.  They can even have a rough time explaining things plainly and understanding spoken or written text. Talking to your child and making them identify …

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Speech Development: Milestones and Causes of Delay

Speech Development: Milestones and Causes of Delay Jo Ann Gramlich, MS, CCC-SLP Parents celebrate and remember their children’s first words. It’s one of the most significant milestones that indicate how their child is beginning to grasp the early stages of communication. Most children may be able to normally and quickly develop and progress through language …

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Understanding Children’s Speech and Language Development

Understanding Children’s Speech and Language Development by Jo Ann Gramlich, SLP (Author of Talk, Play, And Read With Me Mommy!!) The development of each child varies due to individual differences and they will develop speech and language skills at a different rate. Every child in the same family will not have the same learning journey. Every …

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Strategies To Encourage Speech and Language Development with Your Child

Strategies To Encourage Speech And Language Development With Your Child by Jo Ann Gramlich, MS, CCC-SLP Why is communication very important? Communication is vital because it is the foundation of all human relationships. The process of communication cannot be simply regarded as a phenomenon which simply happens. Rather, it should be viewed as a process …

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Reading Tips for Parents of Children with Speech and Language Delays

Reading Tips for Parents of Children with Speech and Language Delays Jo Ann Gramlich, MS, CCC-SLP Children with speech and language delays can have difficulties expressing their feelings in words or actions.  They can even have a rough time explaining things plainly and understanding spoken or written text. Talking to your child and making them identify …

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Talking to Your Child Helps Expand Vocabulary

Talking to Your Child Helps Expand Vocabulary Jo Ann Gramlich, MS, CCC-SLP Words are important to the imagination and words express feelings, thoughts, ideas, and information. With this in mind, it is necessary to promote the growth of children’s vocabulary in order to improve language and reading skills required to excel in school. Adults in a …

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It’s never too early to begin encouraging language development

It’s never too early to begin encouraging language development Jo Ann Gramlich, MS, CCC-SLP It’s never too early to begin encouraging language development as the early years of a child’s life are the prime time for learning. Talk, Play, And Read With Me Mommy will open your eyes to the importance of communication with your …

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5 Fantastic Book Reads for Child Language Development

5 Fantastic Book Reads for Child Language Development Jo Ann Gramlich, MS, CCC-SLP  Although each child acquires language at a different rate, children typically start developing their language skills at about four to six months of age. Babies will begin making consonant sounds, such as “da, da, da” at around 4-6 months. They will also begin …

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