Feeding difficulties in children can be caused by several factors: Sensory Oral Motor Skills Behavioural Many children with Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Global Developmental Delay, or Low Muscle Tone can present with feeding difficulties as a result of any or all the above factors. At Lisa Collins Speech [...]



Children can present with both receptive (understanding) and expressive (using) language impairments. Children with considerable language difficulties may be diagnosed with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). A child with DLD will have ongoing difficulties with understanding, talking, and using spoken language. DLD affects about two children in every classroom of [...]



Speech difficulties in children can range in severity from saying one sound for another (e.g. cat – tat), to not being able to imitate any sounds correctly, resulting in an inability to use speech as a functional means of communication.  For some children it may be necessary to teach [...]

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