It is really thought provoking how children can unapologetically be comfortable in their own skin and how they are able to identify and accept who they really are.In most instances it is the parent that needs the most part of the consoling and the hand holding. I can understand how it can be confusing for them. We often have a lot of dreams and hope tied to our children and when we come to realize that they are not growing in the expected pace we tend to expect the worse and react to bad news in ways that can even upset our son or daughter. Speech therapy for children is often advised by paediatricians to overcome not only significant and minor speech defects but also to rectify any difficulty with regard to Reading, Writing & Social Skills. If you ever feel that your child is not in the same page as their siblings and peers it is always advisable to seek the option of a trained professional than to procrastinate on your own.
Early detection of any areas that need development will help your child learn and understand new things and most importantly help them be able to communicate with you and anybody else in their life. For children with lingual challenges,speech therapy is not only a medical exercise but a therapeutic outlet that will enable them to relate to the world around them. With the appropriate therapy and support from their loved ones they are able to adapt seamlessly in to class room scenarios to be able to play and interact with children who are similar in age.
Here are some tips that will help you determine if your child needs a little help from you.
Speech: does she have trouble pronouncing a certain set of words or sounds that is relatively easy to pick up Language/understanding: is he not able to communicate his feelings with the right words or able to follow your instructions/ or hold a conversation because he is unable to string the applicable words?Literacy: does he have trouble reading simple story books and writing small sentences that his peers are able to?Social Skills: does he have trouble adapting to new situations or making friends and always preferring to play on his own?Fluency/Stuttering: does he find it hard to make out the words and say it out loud or panic in the midst of a crowd?