/>

Call Us Now For Speech Disorders Treatment

speech problem therapy in kolkata

5 Tips to Prevent Speech and Language Disorders

It is a good news that a majority of the speech and language problems could be prevented. You as a responsible parent or caregiver of the child should follow these preventive tips so as to keep speech and language disorders at bay: Avoid alcohol and smoking during pregnancy. According to speech therapists at a clinic for speech therapy in Kolkata, the intake of alcohol and nicotine affects the foetus, and hampers its proper development. Do not neglect or abuse your child. It is harmful for the child’s speech and development. Paediatricians and speech pathologists at renowned centres for speech therapy in Kolkata are of the opinion that breastfeeding is very important for the child till 9 months of age. Keep your child away from gadgets – these prevent intellectual growth of the child. Engage your child in real-life games instead, and spend as much time with him/her as possible and communicate with him/her often. According to speech therapists at recognised clinics for speech therapy in Kolkata, the child’s environment also contributes a lot. If a child is grown up in a chaotic surrounding or a negative atmosphere, he/she is likely to have speech or language disorders, because his/her brain is affected with negative thoughts. Therefore, you as a responsible caregiver of your child should keep in mind the above preventive measures for speech and language disorders. You must, however, remember that there is no magical solution for preventing your child from speech and language delays or disorders, and there can […]

Types of Speech Disorders: Causes and Management

Are you or your child facing speech and other communication problems for some time and you are clueless about how did it occur, what to do and whom to consult? Don’t panic! Your problems can easily be cured!   My Child is Still not Showing Signs of Speaking! There are many children who develop speech and language problems at a critical age. The first few years is very crucial for a child to learn and develop communication skills. It is because the synaptic density – that is, the neural interconnections – is the maximum at the age of 2-3 years, which means that the learning capability of the child attains its peak point at this time. So it is very important for you as the parent of a child with speech or language difficulties to intervene into the matter as early as within first 3 months of age, and to start a proper treatment at a recognised speech therapy clinic in Kolkata as early as possible. If a child is deprived of a good hearing health, then he/she might suffer from delayed speech problems. So it is your responsibility to make sure that your child is given full access to the hearing world and at the appropriate time, delaying which will result in a delay of all the major developmental skills necessary for the child. Therefore, you must participate in early intervention programs to diagnose if there is any hearing disorder present in your child. Hearing loss is a major […]

Treating Misarticulation With Speech Therapy

  • Misarticulation - Speech Language Pathologist kolkata

Are you aware of Misarticulation? A person with this disorder produces sounds, syllables or words incorrectly so that the listeners are unable to understand what the speaker is trying to speak. Verbal communication forms a very important part of our lives. It determines the progress of our lives in a big way. For effective communication the correct articulation is necessary. Articulation is the process where in the speech organs like tongue, palate interacts after air stream comes out of the Vocal Chords and produce sounds, syllables and words. However a disorder in proper articulation may happen which may be on account of omissions, substitutions and distortions. We at Speech Plus being a leading speech therapy clinic in Kolkata would try to explain to you the basic things you should know about Misarticulation: Misarticulation Causes: There may be various causes for misarticulation. It may be on account of Cerebral palsy which arises out of weakness or disorder in the brain. This is a leading cause of Misarticulation in children. Cleft Palate is another cause for it. Other causes for Misarticulation may be for hearing loss, dental problems too. Along with physical causes for this problem there may be certain faulty articulation defects too. These happen because of faulty learning practices of speech in some cases. Research has shown that for a child as young as 2 years, about 50% of what he or she speaks may be intelligible. In case of 4 years old child the articulating capacity must be still much […]