Speech and Language 101

speech & lang 101 image Welcome to Speech and Language 101! Looking for information on speech and language development? How about information on speech and language disorders? What should you do if you suspect your child is struggling in the areas of speech and language development? If these subjects interest you you’ve come to the right place! Below you will find links to posts I have written on these topics and more! I also have many new posts in the works so be sure to always check back for new information. Looking for something you don’t see here? Shoot me an email at katie@playingwithwords365.com and let me know! If I don’t have information I will be sure to let you know where you can find it, and put it on my “to-do list” of things to add here!

Speech and Language Basics

What is the Difference Between Speech and Language?

What is Language?

What is Communication? (It is SO much more than SPEECH!)

The Lingo: Speech and Language Terms Defined

Speech and Language Development

The ABCs of Early Speech & Language Development

The Importance of Play for Speech & Language Development

What is Babbling?

The Importance of Pointing

Speech and Language Development Birth-6 Months

Speech and Language Development 6-12 Months

Speech and Language Development: The First Word

Speech and Language Development: 12-18 months

Speech and Language Development: 18-24 months

Speech and Language Development: 24 to 36 months

Speech and Language Development: 3 years to 4 years 

Speech and Language Development: 4 years to 5 years

Speech and Language Development: Birth to 12months (Chart)

Articulation Development: Whats Normal and What Isn’t

Speech Sounds: Not Exactly the ABCs

Phonological Processes and Phonological Delay

Speech and Language Delays and Disorders

Articulation Development: Whats Normal and What Isn’t

What is a Lisp?

Phonological Processes and Phonological Delay

Overview of Articulation and Related Disorders

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)

Dysarthria

What is Stuttering?

Is He Talking Yet? And Other Annoying Questions

When You Suspect a Problem

Red Flags

What is a Speech Pathologist (PART ONE)

What is a Speech Pathologist (PART TWO)

How to Find an SLP in YOUR Area

Additional Resources

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