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Helping Parents Teach Toddlers To Understand and Use Language

Helping Parents Teach Toddlers To Understand and Use Language
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Helping Parents Teach Toddlers To Understand and Use Language

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#352 Speech Intelligibility in Toddlers

11/19/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as we discuss speech intelligibility in toddlers including what's normal, red flags that indicate a toddler's speech issues need intervention, diagnoses related to decreased speech intelligibility, and six priority patterns to target to improve a young child's ability to be understood. Today's show is an overview of my newest therapy manual FUNctional Phonology. Get yourself a copy of this book to...

Duration:01:06:49

#351 More Expressive Language Strategies

11/9/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP as she discusses effective techniques to treat expressive language delays in toddlers. This is a continuation from show #350 when we talked about the imitation hierarchy I use to address language delays in toddlers. Now we're going to "sandwich" that information with what to try when a child is not ready for that protocol AND how to move on to phrases. Listen for some fantastic strategies!! Read the post here.

Duration:01:05:17

#350 Effective Strategies for Jumpstarting Expressive Language in Toddlers

10/26/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP as she discusses effective techniques to treat expressive language delays in toddlers. When there are no other developmental red flags (like decreased interest in social interaction, increased activity level and super short attention span, won't play with toys, does not follow directions), here's the method I use. Teach Imitation! Begin with actions with objects... Introduce gestures...Analyze nonverbal actions a child...

Duration:01:05:11

#349 Top Strategies to Target Receptive Language During Everyday Routines

10/12/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she shares top strategies for helping toddlers learn to understand words and follow directions during daily routines. Resources mentioned during the show can be found at this link:

Duration:00:57:04

#347 Strengthening Social Connections in Everyday Routines

9/27/2018
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In this week's show, join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com we're continuing the topic from last show #346 for using my hierarchy for treating toddlers with speech-language delays/disorders. This week we're discussing ways to improve a toddler's social connectedness with other people - especially his parents at home during everyday routines. First, we'll review red flags for differences in social interaction. Many times parents miss these...

Duration:01:04:46

#346 Teaching a Child To Connect and Respond During Everyday Activities

9/19/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she walks through goals during everyday routines. Today we'll be discussing the first part of "I Need a Plan" for social skills with ideas forhow to help a child learn to respond and connect in lots of ways throughout the day.

Duration:00:48:56

#345 Water Play... Using the Framework for Treating for Late Talking Toddlers

7/27/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP as she discusses how to use a framework for treating late talking toddlers during a fun activity for toddlers - water play! Here's the written summary from last week's show if this framework is new for you or scroll back and listen to show #344! We'll also begin with a question from a mom that's fantastic - what to do when your child isnt' getting along with his therapist!

Duration:00:46:22

#344 I Need A Plan! Using a Framework to Determine Priorities for Late Talkers

7/20/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP as she discussed the framework she uses to design treatment plans for toddlers with speech-language delays.

Duration:00:48:12

#343 Lessons I Learned This Week

6/15/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP from teachmetotalk.com as she discusses lessons she learned thsi week volunteering in a new summer program with toddlers. Read the summary here:

Duration:00:34:41

#342 Follow Up for Little Girl Who Runs Away (from Shows #334 and #329)

6/1/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she talks with SLP Kendra about the progress a busy 2 year old on her caseload. Originally, the little girl demonstrated escape/avoidance behaviors even when she seemed to like an activity. (Listen to show #329.) After some adjustments to the approach and goals, she began to participate for longer periods and started to use a few words (Listen to show #334). Today we're seeing what other changes...

Duration:00:50:02

#341 ABC Data Collection for Analyzing Behaviors

5/24/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP from teachmetotalk.com with ABA therapist Jessica to discuss a simple method for analyzing a child's behaviors that don't seem to make sense. Read a summary of the show:

Duration:00:49:31

#340 Floortime... Evidence-Based and Effective for Treating Toddlers with ASD

5/18/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she interviews Floortime and autism specialist Dr. Jennie Trocchio. We'll be discussing the research to support Floortime (It IS evidence-based!!) and a quick review of the levels of DIR/Floortime and this approach vs. other treatment protocols. Read the summary here:

Duration:00:59:09

#339 Tips for Talking To Toddlers with Language Delays

5/5/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she shares 5 important tips to use when helping toddlers learn to understand and use language. Read the full summary here.

Duration:00:44:26

#337 Why Isn't This Working? Reasons Expressive Progress Stalls

4/9/2018
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Are you frustrated with a toddler's lack of progress in speech therapy? Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she reviews the reasons a toddler may be stalled. Read the summary here.

Duration:00:43:17

#336 Why Can't My Child Use Phrases? Answering This Common Question

4/2/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S, CCC-SLP from teachmetotalk.com as she answers this question from an SLP:I feel like I often go through the steps of working on the 11 prelinguistic skills that you talk about in "let's talk about talking." The kiddos build up a lot of their play skills and start to use signs and eventually get to single words. Then, I feel like we plateau. I have one little girl, specifically, who I'm feeling this way with. She will be 2 in March....

Duration:00:49:22

#335 Oral Alerting Activities (or Not!) for a Toddler With Markers for Apraxia

3/23/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she and her guest discuss a common question among pediatric SLPs... should I try oral alerting activities with this kid or not? Read our email conversations and then listen as we "think out loud" for this little guy! Here's the written summary...

Duration:00:49:53

#334 Progress in a Month! Follow up from #329 For a Little Girl Who Runs Away

3/16/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP from teachmetotalk.com as she follows up with an SLP from show #329. She's working with a little girl who runs away anytime she or her mom try to join her in play - even when it's something she likes. There have been positive changes in only a month! Listen to see what recommendations from the first show have made the difference! Read the summary here:

Duration:00:55:38

#333 Follow Up Show for a Busy, Busy Little Guy

3/7/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP from teachmetotalk.com as she follows up with an SLP from show #325 about how the ideas they discussed on that show worked for him! We also discussed another child who is using around 200 words, but only to label familiar items and other nonfunctional words like shapes, colors, letters, and numbers. What's the next short-term goal for kids like that? How can she move him toward using those words to communicate? Listen to...

Duration:00:49:30

#332 First Session Format

3/1/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP as she replies to questions from therapists about what to include in a first meeting with a family. Here are her specific questions... - Do you do a case history? - Do you do a Rossetti to find their skill level or do you primarily focus on interviewing the parent about your 11 prelinguistic skills? - do you do any hands on assessment with the child or mainly parent report? - Do you try to start therapy in that session so...

Duration:00:46:24

#331 Social Interaction with Peers and Ideas for Groups of Preschoolers

2/23/2018
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Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize of teachmetotalk.com as she answers questions from listeners including these: a mom of a kindergartener who has an autism diagnosis asks how to get her to play with her sister and other children as well as answer questions related to her day.an SLP wants ideas for small groups of 4 preschoolers who are functioning at younger developmental levels.

Duration:00:46:26