Speech & Hearing : Language

Red Flags

Your child may have a language disorder if he/she has difficulty:

  • Focusing attention
  • Following directions
  • Remembering
  • Hearing differences between words (ex. bear/chair)
  • Using age appropriate grammar (ex. me fall down)
  • Identifying common objects (limited vocabulary)
  • Saying things off topic

Parental Suggestions

  • Read often to your child
  • Talk to your child
  • Ask who, what, when, where, why and how questions
  • Take time to listen to your child