Ever wonder if your child is behind with their speech and language development? Is the internet giving you a headache? Are you getting conflicting answers? Do two different professionals give you two different opinions?
If this is familiar, you are not alone. MANY, MANY, MANY parents WORRY if their children are behind other children. This is a normal feeling. We all want the best for our children and we all want to help them if we can!
To help parents gain perspective and insight into their children's development AND to provide parents with free resources to read TODAY, I created free speech-language screening tools.
As a parent and a speech-language pathologist, I realize that the information given to parents (by the internet and medical professionals) is often misguided and incomplete.
This leads to parents worrying unnecessarily and/or parents not seeking help when they probably should.
To be honest, I am sick of it! So, to help parents get on the right track, I created free tools that helps parents right away. Scroll down to find out how!
Below, you will find links to a speechlanguage screening tool based on age. You can take one or all.
Click on the link and an assessment will appear. Answer the questions and click submit. Once you click submit, click on the link "view accuracy." Here, you will find how your child did. If your child is having difficulty with a certain skill, there are links that have lots of free resources, information, and games to try today!1
This speech-language screening tool DOES NOT:
If you have any concerns about your child PLEASE:
If you are new to this site or new to speech and language development that's okay! Welcome. We are happy to have you :)
I recommend that you brush up on the basics of language development. It makes everything else fall into place!
If you have concerns, it's okay! Honestly, it is better to err on the side of caution. An evaluation or consultation CANNOT HURT! All it can do is provide you with information on your child's development and resources on how to help.
For more information on speech therapy, click here
For tips on how to find a speech pathologist, click here.