When is Speech Therapy Needed?

Speech therapy is a resource designed to help people of all ages with various speech, language, voice, and swallowing disorders. But how do you know when speech therapy is needed? Let’s dive into some of the signs and situations that may warrant a visit to a speech-language pathologist. At Red Deer Speech Therapy, we’re committed … Read more

How Speech Therapy Works

If you or your loved one has been referred to speech therapy, you may be wondering how it works. Speech therapy encompasses a wide range of techniques and strategies tailored to address an individual’s specific needs. But let’s break it down and understand how speech therapy helps various groups and conditions. How Speech Therapy Helps … Read more

What is Speech Therapy?

Speech therapy is a broad field that focuses on assessing and treating speech, language, voice, and swallowing disorders. The goal? To help individuals communicate effectively and independently. But what does this look like for different age groups and conditions? Let’s explore. What is Speech Therapy for Toddlers? Early intervention is crucial in speech therapy, and … Read more

Why is Speech Therapy Important?

Speech and language play a significant role in our lives. It’s how we express our thoughts, share our feelings, and connect with the world around us. But for some, communicating can be a challenge. This is where speech therapy comes into play. But why is speech therapy so important? Let’s dive in. At Red Deer … Read more

What are Motor Speech Disorders?

When it comes to communication, the harmony between our brain, muscles, and nerves plays a vital role. Sometimes, this harmony can be disrupted, leading to what we call motor speech disorders. These disorders make it difficult to speak clearly. Two common types of motor speech disorders are dysarthria and apraxia of speech. Let’s delve a … Read more

Is my child a “late talker”?

Is your child a “late talker”? If your little one isn’t meeting the typical speech and language milestones for their age, you might be asking yourself this question. But before you start worrying, let’s first understand what we mean by the term “late talker.” A “late talker” is a child who is developing normally in … Read more