Early language skills appear to be among the most important contributors for future reading and academic success. Some children may struggle with:
- Sound Blending: Skills such as sound blending (c/a/t/ makes cat)
- Discrimination of beginning sounds
- Speech comprehension
- Speech Comprehension
- Receptive Language
- Rapid Automatized Naming
- Semantics: The meaning of words and language
- Word Production
- Phonological processing: Detecting and discriminating speech sounds
Understand the Possible Causes
Support Services: What do you do?
A child’s language delay may be part of a bigger problem. MindWell typically recommends an assessment to understand what is causing the problem and identify how to remediate it. We work in conjunction with speech language therapists to understand the behavioral, structural, and pragmatic reasons for a language delay.