Speech therapy helps kids with language problems. It is not only for people who stammer or lisp, but it is helpful for kids who have articulation, fluency, and voice problems. It is also beneficial for kids who have trouble understanding, speaking, and using language appropriately.
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Query: Hi doctor,I am a 32-year-old male. Since childhood, I have stammering problems. It does not happen always. But when I start speaking to someone in front of others or when giving a presentation, I start to have tachycardia, palpitations, chest pain, headache, and sweating. I also have constipation. I... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Be relaxed. You get better results while being relaxed. Some relaxation exercises like one word one tap and reducing the rate of speech, open mouth approach, and changing your suprasegmental aspect of speech will help a lot. Do not anticipate and use the technique. In t... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a SPED teacher. Currently, I am going to teach a non-verbal child presenting with down's syndrome. I want to know where to start. I do not know where and how to start teaching the child. It is my first time to handle a non-verbal child. Please suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can have a one-line answer. Create a situation where he has to communicate verbally. Get their favorite things out of reach and do not respond to nonverbal modes like finger-pointing. Use finger puppet and talk. Give them some time to interact and be silent until fo... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My oldest son is 3 years old. He understands everything you say to him, but he refuses to talk. He used to say a variety of words and now he only does animal noises and a handful of words. I would like to know what I could do in order to encourage his vocabulary or if I should be worri... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems like a regression of speech is there with normal receptive skills and affected expressive skills. Rather than finding the cause now focus on how to improve the condition. Apps are good but not in the initial stage. Start with some interesting real-life activit... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 2 years 8 months old and she is stuttering a lot for the last four months. Initially, it used to come and go but in the last three weeks we are noticing it very constant and she is struggling a lot to speak. She never used to have this problem before and she is a very talk... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Being parents overprotective is a common phenomenon that is observed. Do not point out the mistake like you have pause, oh see you struggled, by this the little one will be more conscious and surely avoid talking. Better talk to her in a normal way. Follow these points.... Read Full »