Literacy

What is Literacy Literacy is most often regarded as an ability to read and write, but it encompasses much more than just those skills alone.  In addition to being able to read a written passage, literacy also refers to the ability to fully understand what is read and to express oneself in writing. The ability […]

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Articulation

What is Articulation Articulation is the movement of the tongue, lips, jaw, and other speech organs in order to make speech sounds.  Speech sounds are made by simply expelling air from the lungs. However, in order to produce sounds that form speech two speech organs need to make contact with each other, which will create […]

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Tips For Children With Unclear Speech

Imagine being in a foreign country where you don’t speak the language. You have something important to say but no one can understand you. You can imagine how frustrating it would be. However, many young children experience a similar feelings of frustration because of speech issues. While speech development is fluid and relative, there are […]

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Auditory Processing Disorders

Previously known as Central Auditory Processing (CAP) Auditory Processing is the ability to make sound through the ear and having it travel to the language area of the brain to be interpreted. A breakdown in this process is called an auditory processing disorder or “delay.” This deficit is present despite having normal hearing. A recommendation […]

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Donation Location at HearSay

All are welcomed to drop off their donations Monday thru Thursday 9AM to 5PM until December 20th. In addition, HearSay will be making a monetary donation to be used towards a number of turkeys for holiday meals. The HearSay team is absolutely thrilled to give back to our Milton community this holiday season! Make sure […]

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Speech Sound Development Checklist

Individual speech sounds develop gradually, and there is a hierarchy of sounds where some sounds develop earlier than others.  The following is a guideline for approximate ages for specific sound development: By age 3 – 4: p, b, m, h, w f, k, g y (as in yes), ng By age 6: s, z, sh (as in […]

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