As your little one gets older — and more curious about the world around her — she'll also gravitate toward more traditional toys, such books, cups and blocks. The good news: These simple, basic toys tend to be even better at encouraging language skills than those with all the flashing bells and whistles.
Despite everything, what can help with speech delay?
How Can Parents Help?
- Focus on communication. Talk with your baby, sing, and encourage imitation of sounds and gestures.
- Read to your child. Start reading when your child is a baby. ...
- Use everyday situations. To build on your child's speech and language, talk your way through the day.
Futhermore, do boys talk later than girls? Speech/Language Milestones Boys tend to develop language skills a little later than girls, but in general, kids may be labeled "late-talking children" if they speak less than 10 words by the age of 18 to 20 months, or fewer than 50 words by 21 to 30 months of age.
Nonetheless, what is a late talker?
A “Late Talker” is a toddler (between 18-30 months) who has good understanding of language, typically developing play skills, motor skills, thinking skills, and social skills, but has a limited spoken vocabulary for his or her age.
How do you encourage late talkers to talk?
Here are eight ways you can help your late-talking child develop speech and language skills.Sign language. Sign language is one type of alternative communication that has been proven to facilitate speech development. ... Music. ... Vitamins. ... Questions vs. ... Imitation. ... Slow down. ... Provide rich sensory experiences. ... Play to talk.
LeapFrog Learning Friends 100 Words Book (Frustration Free Packaging), Green
- Meet learning friends Turtle, Tiger and Monkey who will introduce more than 100 age-appropriate words chosen by learning experts
- Word categories include: pets, animals, food, mealtime, colors, activities, opposites, outside and more
- Touching the words on the pages plays the words, sound effects and fun facts; hear the Learning Friends theme song and My Favorite Word by pressing the light-up star button
- Words, songs and instructions can be heard in both English and Spanish for a full bilingual experience
- Intended for ages 18+ months; requires 2 AA batteries; batteries included for demo purposes only; new batteries recommended for regular use. Product Dimensions: 9.4" wide x 9.4" height x 1.9" depth
VTech Touch & Teach Word Book (Frustration Free Packaging)
- This educational toy book for toddlers features 12 incredibly detailed and touch sensitive pages that help teach children over 100 words is six categories
- Great Pre-K toy for early education; four modes of play including: what's that word, letter fun, music time and find it
- Pages react to your toddlers touch with sounds, music, and words; early learning center teaches fine motor skills along with words, and ABCs
- Cody and cora, the Tech Smart Cubs, guide your child through interactive play; Expand your child's vocab with the introduction of ABCs and new words
- The baby book toy is designed for kids 18 months to 4 years; 2 AA batteries are included for demo, use new batteries for regular use
My Toddler Talks: Strategies and Activities to Promote Your Child's Language Development
- Used Book in Good Condition
Wily Fox Sensory Book Toys for Autistic Children, Toddler SpeechTherapy Toys for Fine Motor Skills, Autistic Toys for Boys and Girls, Montessori Toys for Toddlers (Speech Therapy Green)
- DEVELOPED BY SPEECH THERAPIST AND CHILD DISABILITY SPECIALIST: Not every child learns the same, but every child still needs to learn. This speech therapy toy game is a great educational toy developed for kids of age 3+ including autistic children special needs toddlers and kids with speech delay
- DIVERSE LEARNING EXPERIENCE: The multifunctional nature of this preschool learning toy game allows child to develop fine motor skills, verbal and problem-solving skills, memory, logic, imagination and visual perception
- EASY PLAY- SMART STAY! Take your child's learning experience to a whole new level with our colorful sorting animal game. This toddler puzzles game is fun and has easy to use rules and instructions every parent and kid will understand
- BEST TRAVEL GAME FOR KIDS: kids are busy- for parents its easy! Take this brain activity exercise game for bilingual kids anywhere you go, i.e. car, airplane, beach, train, park, camping, etc
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Just Smarty Electronic Interactive Alphabet Wall Chart, Talking ABC & 123s & Music Poster, Best Educational Toy for Toddler. Kids Fun Learning at Daycare, Preschool, Kindergarten for Boys & Girls
- ✅ EDUCATIONAL TOY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT – Toddlers and young children get to learn the alphabet, word association, learn the numbers and take quizzes
- ✅ GREAT ADDITION TO YOUR NURSERY OR GAME ROOM – This interactive ABC wall poster will complement your child's room or game room. Colorful attractive design will engage and provide hours of fun exploration and learning for your little one.
- ✅ INTUITIVE FUN LEARNING – This wall poster helps your little one to develop new skills needed for preschool and beyond.
- ✅ MUSICAL - Sing along and dance to 9 popular kids song such as the ABC song, Bingo, The Finger Family song, Five Little Monkeys, Head Shoulders Knees and Toes, If You're Happy and You Know It!, Three Little Kittens, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Wheels On The Bus
- ✅ DOESN'T TAKE SPACE AND BATTERIES INCLUDED – Just hang it on the wall and forget it. No messy toys to clean up. Automatically shuts off to preserve battery life.
My First Words Ring Flash Cards
- FUN AND EDUCATIONAL: Toddlers and preschoolers will have fun learning words with these sturdy laminated flash cards. Both sides of the 26 cards have a word and a colorful illustration for 52 words total. The 2.75” x 5” cards are perfect for little hands.
- WHIMSICAL ARTWORK: The fun illustrations by Ivanke & Lola on each side of the 26 My First Words cards feature colorful, large, and friendly images such as Dog, Apple, Shoes, Ball, Doll, Cow, and Dress with their corresponding word underneath.
- RE-CLOSABLE RING: Young children can leave the flash cards on the re-closable plastic ring to keep them together or remove them to sort the cards. The removable ring makes these flash cards convenient for every day, on-the-go use.
- MANY USES: Use as flash cards, practice sorting by color or type, or separate and hang as decorations in a playroom or classroom. The laminated thick cardboard is printed with nontoxic inks and is phthalate free. The cards are easy to wipe clean.
- SCREEN-FREE FUN: For over 25 years, Mudpuppy has created quality non-digital puzzles, games, and toys for children and families that facilitate creative play and imaginative thinking. All Mudpuppy products adhere to CPSIA, ASTM, and CE Safety Regulations.
VTech Call and Chat Learning Phone, Black
- Kids smart phone features 10 realistic phone apps including music, clock, photos and games; kids can play and talk just like mom and dad
- Kids pretend phones allows for a pretend phonebook; add and store up to 5 family or friend numbers that you can pretend to call
- Pre-K learning toy teaches numbers, letters and time concepts with fun apps and games; personalize with 5 different ring tones
- Voice activation allows toddlers to talk with a friendly animated bird on the pretend phone screen
- Smart phone toy is intended for kids 2 to 5 years of age; 2 AAA batteries are included for demo, use new batteries for regular use
LeapFrog Alphabet Phonics Bus
- Scout drives a bright yellow school bus featuring 26 colorful letter buttons that come alive with unique and silly personalities
- Press a letter button in letter mode to hear its name and sound.Keep the unit clean by wiping it with a slightly damp cloth
- Animal mode introduces an animal that begins with the letter selected, its letter sound and the sound the animal makes
- In game mode, press letters to help characters hop off the bus
- Listen to two fun interactive songs, “Little Puppy Had a Bus” and “Letters Get on the Bus” in music mode
Battat â€“ Hide & Seek Alphabet Pop-Up â€“ 50 Shapes Colors Letters Numbers â€“ Learning Toys for Toddlers â€“ Phthalates & Bpa Free, Red - Lime - Sea - Coral, 13" (Large) x 11.6â€ (W) x 1.5" (H) (BT2532Z)
- 50 pop-up buttons and 50 colorful flaps that pop open! surprises and Smiles await behind every flap.
- Learn all about letters, numbers, shapes and colors, while having fun! 1 cat, 2 Cats, 3 Cats, 4 Cats! you did it! use it as a memory game! what’s hiding under the circle again?
- A sturdy alphabet board, that’s built to last. This one’s a keeper with its sturdy design. Educational and fun, it will be passed on from one child to the other.
- Push a button to discover a colorful illustration. M for Mitten and v for violin! flap opens with a soft “clackety” sound that kids will love.
- Road trip friendly! play and learn in the car, at the park or during Sunday dinners at grandma’s! just grab the handle and go!
- Learn lower and uppercase letters with this table top alphabet game. Lower case letter appears when you push the flap open, while the uppercase ones are visible at all time, on top of the flap.
- Encourage early learning and develop better motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
- This alphabet toy is recommended for 3 years +
- Dimensions – this learning toy is approximately 13" (Large) x 11.6” (W) x 1.5" (H).
- Trustworthy – Battat is a family-owned company, established in 1897.
Talking with Your Toddler: 75 Fun Activities and Interactive Games that Teach Your Child to Talk
- Talking with Your Toddler 75 Fun Activities and Interactive Games That Teach Your Child to Talk
7 More Questions Answered
9 Ways to Make Speech Therapy Homework Work for YouSchedule a Time. Put homework on the calendar like any other important appointment. ... Make a Plan. ... Pick a Good Spot. ... Minimize Distractions. ... Have a Helper on Hand. ... Watch Out for Frustration. ... Reward your Effort. ... Use your Skills Outside Homework Time.
You can spur your child's communication skills when you:Ask your child to help you. For example, ask him to put his cup on the table or to bring you his shoe.Teach your child simple songs and nursery rhymes. Read to your child. ... Encourage your child to talk to friends and family. ... Engage your child in pretend play.
After 9 months, babies can understand a few basic words like "no" and "bye-bye." They also may begin to use a wider range of consonant sounds and tones of voice. Baby talk at 12-18 months. Most babies say a few simple words like "mama" and "dadda" by the end of 12 months -- and now know what they're saying.
There are more studies out there that continue to show that watching TV early and often increases your child's chances of having a speech delay. That could mean late talking and/or problems with language in school later in life.
They may receive a diagnosis of language disorder. Between 70–80% of Late Talkers seem to catch up to their peers by the time they enter school. Sometimes these children are called “late bloomers” because they eventually seem to catch up to other children their age.
Studies have shown that prolonged use of pacifiers may result in increased ear infections, malformations in teeth and other oral structures, and/or speech and language delays.
But unless the toddler has other behavioral signs, being a “late talker” is not a risk factor for ASD. Late talking was historically linked with autism; in fact, language delays used to be a necessary part of diagnosis.