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When should you consult a Speech-Language Pathologist?

  • When a child appears not to hear or understand

  • When a child is not talking by the age of two

  • When you have difficulty understanding a child’s speech after the age of three

  • When a child has difficulty expressing his thoughts or maintaining a topic during conversation

  • When a child’s sentence structure is faulty at age five

  • When a child talks a lot, but does not really ‘say’ anything

  • When a child’s development is delayed relative to children his/her age

  • When a child has difficulty following directions or remembering what he/she has learned

  • When a seemingly bright child has academic difficulty

  • When a child has difficulty learning to read

  • When a child has suspected perceptual, reading, or writing problems

  • When a child has speech that is too fast, too slow, or does not flow naturally

  • When a child stutters

  • When a child’s voice is often hoarse

  • When a child is embarrassed or bothered by his/her speech at any age

  • When a child’s speech or language is impaired because of a stroke, head injury or trauma

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