Differential diagnosis of AD/HD and Auditory Processing Disorders in Internationally Adopted School Age Children
This article explains the difference between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and auditory processing disorders. It also outlines the referral process for differential assessment of auditory processing disorders, explains the roles of both audiologist and the speech language pathologist in the assessment and remediation of auditory processing disorders. Finally, this article cites select assessment instruments sensitive to detection of auditory processing deficit, explains the benefits of multidisciplinary approach to identification and differential diagnosis of processing disorders as well as provides general explanations for parents with respect to treatment approaches to auditor
Music Mediated Baby Sign Language Instruction Enhances Motivation And Learning Development
Music mediated sign language instruction has several central purposes. Teaching baby sign language using music, enhances motivation, enjoyment, social skills, self-concept, & development of language.
Stuttering Therapy: Is a Speech Therapist Needed?
Whether or not you are in search of help for your self or in your child, it's possible you'll be considering of requesting assistance from a speech therapist. You may wonder if that is the best option. There are a number of factors to think about when deciding in case you or your child ought to visit a speech therapist.
Substituting Words In Baby Sign Language
Many parents have their own words that they prefer to use with their baby in certain situations such as meal times, breastfeeding, bedtime etc.
Boris Gindis, Ph.D.
The signs of speech and language delay in young internationally adopted children
This article was inspired by a telephone consultation with a prospective parent concerned about a 3 year old child from South America, who she was considering for adoption. A pediatrician evaluated the child and gave him a “clean bill of health” but was doubtful about his speech: the child was not talking at all and instead pointed at things as a means of expressing himself. The child had a hearing test which came back fine.