My 3 y/o has a hard time with almost every word. He's very understandable, but he has a hard time with a LOT of words. (i.e.
Answer by ba13ygrl1987 at 6:03 PM on Jun. 28, 2009
Answer by happi-ladi at 10:48 PM on Jun. 27, 2009
Answer by Julie522 at 10:30 AM on Jun. 28, 2009
Make an appointment with your pediatrician for a speech therapist referral. You can wait until he is older, the school will send him to speech if it is really the way you reported it. But I personally would not wait. My son had speech issues as well and therapy went a long way. The down side to waiting until he is in school is that sometimes teachers unfairly make the association that a child who has speech issues might not be that bright. Not even remotely true. Also get his hearing checked if you have not done so already. Many speech impairments are due to having some hearing difficulties. Talk to your doctor for all the appropriate referrals: ENT for the ears and to check basic structure of his throat, soft pallet, and tongue as well as ears. Things like adnoids sometimes gets inflamed and they cause complications with speech. The ENT will rule things out. Speech therapist to also assist in finding the right path.
Answer by frogdawg at 1:15 PM on Jun. 28, 2009
Answer by lovejoy at 2:18 PM on Jun. 28, 2009
Well, I don't know what happened to my original question, but it included the words "There is no speach therapy offered here". So, thankk you for the tips, but does anyone know of anything BESIDES that?
Answer by mommymonkey at 3:08 PM on Jun. 28, 2009
Answer by LovetoTeach247 at 5:07 PM on Jun. 28, 2009
Sissy comes out issy, garage comes out hodge, Dukie comes out Hukie, R.J. is R-hay, and on most words, the first letter is almost silent or missing when he talks.
Answer by mommymonkey at 5:41 PM on Jun. 28, 2009
Answer by ba13ygrl1987 at 5:58 PM on Jun. 28, 2009