Summer is coming to a close and the school year will be back in session. While there are surely many long faces about the end of vacation, the start of the school year is the perfect time to establish family educational goals and assorted activities for you and your young one to take on as you continue the academic journey together. (more…)
If you have noticed difficulties in your child’s speech and language development that have caused concern, it is wise to seek the advice of a professional. Finding the right speech pathologists for your child is important to their overall experience with that professional and their lifelong success. (more…)
Learning can be fun and easy. There are always new, fun and interesting activities to incorporate into your daily activities.
At Greater Learning, we believe that the work we do can always be complemented by the work parents do at home. That’s why we’ve dedicated ourselves to creating resources that are sure to help your young one advance quickly.
Everyday things can be made into a game, like the sign game! We’ve all played it at one point or another as children or on a long road trip, but did you know that it can actually further your child’s progress? (more…)
From infants and toddlers to 7-year-olds and adolescents, there’s no age limit to experiencing language delays and difficulties speech. Children can experience difficulties forming words, developing new words, using functional words—like was, is, or am, among others—and creating complex, multi-word sentences, or even worse, they can face difficulties in numerous areas at the same time. (more…)
Parents are often eager to help their child develop speech and language skills. When a child is delayed in speech and language acquisition parents have a tendency to become even more anxious to help them. Whether your child is developing skills consistent with developmental expectations or is experiencing delays knowing how to best help your child can be a challenge. (more…)
The early stages of speech and language development are an exciting time for you and your child. It is a time of wonder as your child acquires new skills. Parents often have questions about how to best help their child’s speech and language development or may have concerns about their child’s speech and language development. (more…)
Naturally, parents are incredibly observant of their children’s developing skills and those of their peers. Their use of language and how they communicate is undoubtedly a benchmark many parents observe and compare to playmates and older siblings or relatives. These comparisons are typically how parents judge whether their children’s speech and language are progressing at a normal rate, but there’s more to it than that! (more…)
We’re in the thick of it, it’s the holiday season! From Halloween until about Valentine’s Day, we’ll be in a revolving door of autumn and winter holidays, and you know what that means—your favorite candies and desserts!
I know what you’re thinking, so what’s the activity and what does candy have to do with it?
Well you’re in luck, it’s not just one activity it’s three that you can rotate and play throughout these colder months that will undoubtedly have an amazing impact on your child’s progress as you play together. (more…)
When adopted children come home to live with their new families, they are immersed in a new language. During this time, they will probably go through several very predictable stages. We’ve got the perfect tips to help your young one with their second language acquisition! (more…)
Dyslexia is frequently misunderstood. At a basic level, it falls under a set of specific learning disabilities. If we consider the definition of a “specific learning disability,” it is considered a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or using spoken or written language. (more…)