Speech Therapy Toddler
Early Language Downloads
Benefits of Early Intervention (46 KB)
Ages and Stages (79 KB)
Basic Concepts (54 KB)
Communication Temptations (56 KB)
Developmental Norms Guide (90 KB)
Develop first words (17 KB)
Early Language for Toddlers (61 KB)
Working with early words (12 KB)
Milestones 0-4 years (146 KB)
Parenting Guide (373 KB)
Early Language Skills Materials for Toddlers
Ask a Speechie provides speech therapy for toddlers who are “late talkers”. Toddlers are considered to be late talkers if they have a spoken vocabulary of less than 50 words at 24 months. The words do not need to be pronounced perfectly.
The most important thing to remember for your toddler to start talking is that he or she must want to talk. We must provide these late talkers with many opportunities for communication.
Our early language skills material includes instructions on how to achieve the best results for your toddler’s speech therapy, including:
- Structured play sessions
- Allowing your child to lead
- Face to face communication
- Letting your child know you’re listening
- Taking turns
- Asking questions
It is very important not to forget to praise your toddler for communication attempts. Remember, talking is difficult and praise is necessary to encourage your child to start talking.