Talk Box for more ideas about encouraging speech and language development.
About Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists
For more information about how speech-language pathologists and audiologists can help, visit:
Babies and toddlers
School-aged children and youth
- For a list of games and game ideas that encourage talking, visit Talk Box
- Try these games to make conversation fun:
The Art of Children's Conversations 4 years and up, by TAOC®
You Gotta Be Kidding Me! 7 years and up, by Zobmondo®
- If you have questions or concerns about your child getting ready for Junior High, talk to their teacher
Childhood Apraxia of Speech
For children who have trouble communicating because of Childhood Apraxia of Speech, visit
Apraxia-KIDS to find helpful information.
Voice and resonance
If your voice problems are ongoing, you may need to see a speech-language pathologist or an Ear Nose & Throat (ENT) specialist.
Reading and literacy
For resources that encourage early literacy and reading skills, visit the
Reading Rockets website.
English language learners
If you have concerns about your child’s reading and writing, talk to your child’s teacher to see how you can help. Speech-language pathologists can also help as they work closely with teachers to help students who have reading and writing difficulties.
If your child is learning English as another language, ideas for teaching reading may be different from your home language. Talk with your teacher if you have any questions about these differences.
There are many self-help and advocacy groups for people who stutter:
For 24/7 nurse advice and general health information, call
Health Link at 811