Five Signs Your Child May Have a Language or Hearing Deficiency
If your child is having trouble reading, is distracted in class, has a poor vocabulary, has problems communicating with peers or is not meeting age-appropriate verbal skills, he or she may have a language or hearing deficiency. Parents who are concerned may benefit from this report from a TV "Go Ask Mom" editor:
Joanne Summer, MA, CCC-SLP, a speech-language pathologist based in Morristown, NJ, has helped hundreds of children improve their speech sound production and language skills. She founded Well Spoken Speech Therapy, LLC, in 2014 after spending 12 years providing therapy to children (K-5) in the New Jersey public school system. In private practice, her clients also include younger children and adolescents. In addition, she treats people of all ages who stutter or otherwise find it difficult to speak fluently—an area in which she has received extensive specialized training.