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Speech development in children

Kids learn to talk and develop at their own rate, but there are some general patterns of speech development for babies and children. Find out more.

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Speech problems in children

Speech problems are common in young children but some speech troubles can indicate a speech or development delay. Find out when to seek further advice.

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Speech pathology

Speech pathologists are university trained professionals who work with people of all ages to diagnose, manage and treat communication and swallowing problems.

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Speech pathologist: parents & kids guide | Raising Children Network

A speech pathologist can help if your child needs help with speech, language or communication, or your child has problems swallowing food or drink.

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Stuttering in children: causes & treatment | Raising Children Network

Stuttering is a common speech problem that makes it hard for children to speak smoothly. If you notice your child has a stutter, see a speech pathologist.

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Stuttering - Better Health Channel

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Selective mutism in children & teens | Raising Children Network

Children with selective mutism can’t speak in certain situations. This can interfere with their daily life and development. Children need professional help.

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Stuttering | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is stuttering? Stuttering is a disorder that affects the fluency of speech

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Communication disorders: children & teens | Raising Children Network

Communication disorders and impairments include speech disorders, language disorders, stuttering and voice problems. Speech pathologists can often help.

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Therapy programs - Autism Awareness Australia

Here are various therapy programs that can be used not only in the early years, but at any stage throughout a person's lifetime.

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