Speech-Language Pathology DYKS

  • Articulation

    Articulation is the process of making speech sounds by moving the tongue, lips, jaw, and soft palate. Learn about how to recognize articulation delays and why they happen.

  • Children learn through play

    Play is critical to the healthy growth and development of children. Learn more about the role of play in helping children develop problem-solving skills and motor skills.

  • Dysarthria

    Dysarthria makes it hard to use or control the muscles of the mouth, tongue, palate, and vocal cords. Learn how a brain tumor or brain injury can affect these muscles.

  • Great books for children 5 to 8 years old

    Children from the ages of 5 to 8 still enjoy picture books but want to move on to books that are more grown-up. Learn about the best books for them.

  • Great books for children 8 to 12 years old

    Children ages 8-12 love “chapter books." Learn about book series and other books are best for this age group.

  • Great books for infants and toddlers

    Lap-time reading for infants and toddlers fosters feelings of warmth and security. It also expands his or her vocabulary. Learn about the benefits of reading to your child.

  • Great books for preschoolers

    Lap-time reading fosters feelings of warmth and security. It also expands your child’s view of the world and his vocabulary. Learn about the benefits of reading to your child.

  • Great books for young adults

    After cancer treatment, reading helps develop your child's creativity and improves school performance. Learn ways to encourage your child to read.

  • Language development - age 1 to 2 years

    Is your child on track? Learn about normal speech and language milestones in children from 1-2 years of age.

  • Language development - age 2 to 3 years

    Is your child on track? Learn about normal speech and language milestones in children from 2-3 years of age.

  • Language development - age 3 to 4 years

    Is your child on track? Learn about normal speech and language milestones in children from 3-4 years of age.

  • Language development - age 4 to 5 years

    Is your child on track? Learn about normal speech and language milestones in children from 4-5 years of age.

  • Language development - birth to 1 year

    Is your child on track? Learn about normal speech and language milestones in infants from birth to 1 year.

  • Learning new information

    Learning new information takes place across four stages. Learn more about how your child learns.

  • Modified barium swallow test

    A modified barium swallow test is given to see if your child is having trouble swallowing. Learn more about this test.

  • Preparing your child to read

    Reading provides the foundation for a great education. Learn how to prepare your child to read.

  • Rehab for posterior fossa syndrome

    Your child may develop posterior fossa syndrome after surgery on an area in the posterior fossa. Learn about how posterior fossa syndrome is managed.

  • Tracheostomy and a Passy-Muir valve

    A Passy-Muir valve, or PMV, can help your child talk. The valve goes on the outside opening of the tracheostomy tube. Get more information.

  • Voice disorders

    Voice disorders can be caused by different things. Learn about the causes of voice disorders, what voice disorders sound like, and treatment options.

  • Word-finding

    A child with a brain tumor can have word-finding problems. Learn how to help your child improve word-finding skills with a few simple techniques.