Speech & Language

What Is Gestalt Language Processing?

What Is Gestalt Language Processing?

By: Kelsey Phillips, M.A., CCC-SLP There are two ways children learn language. Children are either analytic language processors or they are gestalt language processors. It is important to know how your child learns and processes language in order to provide an...

Targeting Minimal Pairs at Home

Targeting Minimal Pairs at Home

Originally written by: Suzanne Schuchert, M.S., CCC-SLP (2021) Updated by: Ashley Conrad, M.A., CCC-SLP (2023) Does your child’s speech-language therapy treatment plan include minimal pairs? Have you ever wondered what that meant or how to practice it at home? Let us...

5 Tricks to Get Kids Talking During Play Time

5 Tricks to Get Kids Talking During Play Time

By: Meghan Randig, M.A., CCC-SLP Kids love to play — sometimes their play is super creative and silly and sometimes their play is quiet and focused. There is room for both, but if you’re noticing your child’s play is quiet more often, try these tricks to boost their...