At Empower Therapy Center we focus on different speech problems including, but not limited to: stuttering, difficulty pronouncing words, tone and pitch, volume and or quality of speech as well as the understanding of words. It's imperative we establish a good foundation in children in order to boost their overall confidence.
Majority of the time we try and teach children to slow down their speech in order to identify a stutter. You may speak very slowly and deliberately when beginning speech therapy, but over time, you can work up to a more natural speech pattern. There are 4 known methods to treat stuttering:
The skills necessary for speech dont always develop equally. As children learn, repeat, and pronouce words they master some sounds at different rates. For example, the articulations of the R, L, S, Th, and Z sounds are often challenging for children. These difficult sounds for children to produce can sometimes take a little longer to learn and are more easily learned with care and patience. Treat the following pronunciation of the letters:
You may notice that your child is having difficulty noticing tone and pitch of voice and misunderstand/misinterpret the meaning or the mood. Below are strategies that we utilize to tackle these problems:
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