The Importance of Phonological Awareness

The Importance of Phonological Awareness

What is Phonological Awareness? It’s an awareness that words: contain beats or syllables (su- per- mar-ket) can rhyme (cat, hat, bat) can start with similar sounds (messy Matilda) are made by blending separate sounds together (f-i-sh makes fish) can be segmented into...
Making Articulation Therapy Interesting

Making Articulation Therapy Interesting

Articulation therapy is about establishing correct motor patterns for speech sounds. Once we have helped the child achieve the sound by itself – they then need to master correct sound production in syllables, words, phrases, sentences and every day conversation.  Oh …...
What is Auditory Processing?

What is Auditory Processing?

Put simply, Auditory Processing is “What we do with what we hear”. There are 3 steps required to understand language: Hearing – We have to be able to hear the sounds and words Listening – Actively paying attention to what is being said or heard...