Management of Oral and Written Language Disorder and Specific Reading Comprehensive Deficit
It is a learning disability that affects an individuals understanding of what they:
Some of the basic approaches that you can try during speech therapy at home to help your child are:
The idea is simple: break each skill down into smaller or simpler pieces and specifically teach them to your child.
For example, if you want to teach your child to use the /f/ sound correctly in conversation, you can start by teaching your child how to say the sound by itself (“fffffff”), then in syllables (“fuh”, “oof”), then words (“fish”, “roof”), and then begin putting those words in sentences and conversation. Or, if you want to teach your child how to follow multi-step directions, you could start with very basic short directions with a picture cue (like “sit”, “stand up”, “come here”) and gradually work your way up to more complex directions and putting two or three-step directions together.
If this sounds complicated, don’t worry! You can do this! You just need to get into the mindset of breaking skills down into smaller pieces.