Focused Feedback

Some kids will need more than subtle feedback (described here)  to realize they do/say anything differently than anyone else. As these kids get a little older and approach the age of typical mastery, we should begin giving them focused feedback. Focused feedback explicitly highlights the difference between what the child said vs. what the parent says, whereas typical feedback […]

Feedback – Why do we wait?

Researchers have done an amazing job of analyzing and breaking down the order in which children typically develop various speech sounds; however, I’m about ready to throw these developmental norms out the window. Whenever parents notice their child’s articulation errors and wonder if it’s “normal,” or if they need to be concerned, they almost always will […]