Friday, February 27, 2009

Speech? Language?

I'm a speech-language pathologist (SLP). I love speech. I love language. I love the brain. I could talk about any and all of these subjects all day long. That's ONE of the reasons why I LOVE my SLP friends so much. They let me.
Families who have adopted internationally may have specific questions, concerns or needs regarding their child's speech and language development. Good questions. It is obviously unfair to compare our children's language development to that of non-adopted monolingual children who have been exposed to English since birth. How do you know if your child has a significant delay or is just learning English? When should you see a speech-language pathologist? I'd be happy to write a little post about this. So my question is...Do you have questions? If so, what are they? Oh, and if you ARE one my fabulous SLP friends, feel free to chime in :)


jen said...

I would really be interested in reading a post on this subject.

Amy B. said...

You know I have questions. I would love your to hear your opinions.