As a speech-language pathologist, parents often ask me if it's okay for their child to learn more than one language. The answer is yes! Whether the child presents with a language delay or not, there are advantages to being bilingual or multilingual. Advantages Learning a second or even a third language benefits a child's overall… Continue reading Can my child learn more than one language?
As a new parent you may wonder about your child's vision. What exactly can she see? Is her vision as good as mine? What toys will she be most interested in? A baby's vision goes through many changes after birth and continues to develop until about seven years of age. At birth, your baby is… Continue reading What can my baby see?
As a new parent you may wonder whether it is important to have your baby's hearing tested at birth. It is! Even before birth, at about 20 weeks of fetal development, hearing begins, and prepares your baby to listen to the sounds around him. So, a newborn who can't hear is already 20 weeks behind… Continue reading Why is it important to have my baby’s hearing screened at birth?