Play-based speech therapy follows and uses the natural inclination of children to engage in play activities as a therapeutic tool. Find out about neurodiversity affirming Speech Therapy in this post.
In this blog I explain why parents should peak all languages at home with their child(ren) in a bilingual or multilingual household.
As a Speech and Language Therapist I can offer a multitude of ways to communicate to non-verbal or minimally verbal children.
Check this blog on my work with non-verbal children.
Let’s have a look into the fascinating realm of Autism and explore why some autistic children might crawl, walk, and talk later, shedding light on the underlying factors contributing to this unique way of developing.
I talk about some concerns of SLTs, parents and autistic adults who explain to us how this communication method did not really work so well and why.
Discover how you can empower non-speaking children through Augmentative and Alternative Communication core boards
In this blog we look at verbal dyspraxia and how Speech and Language Therapy can support children to make great progress. Read it to build your knowledge and enable your child to have their voice heard.
Overview of the Intensive Interaction approach, particularly good for children who work mostly to their own agenda and find it hard to engage with others.
In this blog Sonja presents stage two of the Attention Autism approach, “the attention builder”. She gives three activities ideas.
In this blog post Sonja explores stage one of the attention autism approach.
We look at how you can support your autistic child’s literacy skills and how together we can provide a scaffold to them becoming independent learners.
I often reflect on this question ‘Should we make eye contact as a goal?’ In this blog I show how you can encourage it without demand.