Pediatric Speech Therapy

Debunking Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Myths

Debunking Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Myths by Lauryn Bates, CCC-SLP Kids Place Central Pediatric Speech Therapist The average person speaks approximately 150 words per minute. In a typical day, most of us will express more than 15,000 words for a variety of communicative intents. We use language to maintain social relationships with others as…

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Pediatric Speech Therapy

Strategies to Promote Comprehension and Encourage Language

Strategies to Promote Comprehension and Encourage Language by Lauryn Bates, M.S., CCC-SLP Kids Place Central Pediatric Speech and Language Pathologist Daily routines and activities are the perfect time to help your child learn early language skills. Language refers to the words/signs/gestures that we use and how we use these to express our wants and needs…

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