We are pleased to introduce our newest friend, Jai, to the Brooklyn Letters community! Jai and his mother, Varuna, reside in Delhi, India and they temporarily relocated to New York City for the next 2 months: Jai will receive intensive speech-language therapy with a focus on literacy development. Jai is a happy, bright, curious, and creative young boy who enjoys reading books, building with legos,
One of my goals for the Brooklyn Letters website is to educate others about language pathology. ?Reading and writing? What does that have to do with speech?? Is a common reaction from those inquiring about what I do. Unlike language pathology, speech pathology is more straightforward to explain to others, e.g. child has difficultly enunciating the “r” sound.
My book, Test Success: Test-Taking and Study Strategies for All Students, Including those with ADD and LD (Specialty Press, 2009) is designed to help students find efficient and effective ways of studying geared to their learning styles. One section of the book covers how students can best prepare for math tests
Hearing challenges present themselves in different ways, especially with regards to children and adults. C?mon, we all remember the frustration we felt when asked to repeat ourselves to our grandparent or neighbor once again (for the fourth time!!!)?but what about that baby who is seemingly so content and happy but also quiet because he misses half of what is being said around him?.or what about the child who does not laugh at his friend?s joke
Infant and toddler nutrition is a complicated subject and complexity leads to communication breakdowns. One common miscommunication occurs between parents and pediatricians. The pediatrician gives your child clean bill of health. Great! Yet, your child never eats vegetables and prefers white bread to whole grain or just eats 4 or 5 foods. That cherished