Strategies On The Go: How to communicate successfully with children with unclear speech

At Treetop, our Speech and Language therapists work with a range of speech difficulties that sometimes impact significantly on the children’s intelligibility. Elizabeth Gunner, from SpeechBlogUK, highlighted a few great strategies that both parents and professional can use when communicating with children whose speech is unclear. For example:

  1. Show them you are listening
  2. Repeat back
  3. Show me!
  4. Offer choices
  5. Don’t presume
  6. Encourage gestures
  7. Don’t correct

You can read the article here.

 

Treetop Speech and Language therapy, Singapore.