Tag: Speech & Language

Little boy pointing
What's the point of pointing?
Pointing marks an important developmental milestone and indicates a baby’s desire to communicate even before they have…
Toddler talking
9 play strategies guaranteed to get your toddler talking
9 play strategies guaranteed to get your toddler talking
Family at the park
Should my child learn a second language?
Sometimes bilingualism is a necessity, and sometimes it’s a choice. Parents may not be fluent in the dominant language…
Baby with dummy
Should my baby use a dummy?
Dummies can help a baby comfort themselves and settle off to sleep. They’ve been known to help (particularly those born…
Toddler telephones
Toddler talk - mastering pronunciation skills
Speech and Language Therapist for Nubabi, Lindi Bester, shares what you need to know about your child’s speech…
Mom and dad playing with daughter
Promoting speech and language development in everyday activities
Through simple daily interactions and experiences, you can help your toddler acquire new speech and language skills…
Hearing Loss
Your baby's hearing development
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, a time to raise awareness, knowledge, and understanding of the various forms of…
Baby Speech Bubble
Speech and language development - the first 1000 days
Speech and language are the skills we use to communicate with others. We form these skills during the first years of…
Little girl singing
9 ways singing enhances learning
Through music, your baby learns a myriad skills essential for language development, and early learning. Nubabi speech…
Kid doing chores
Fun ways to get your kid doing chores
Most of us want to encourage our children in the habit of helping around the house, and there’s plenty they can do from…
Mother singing to baby
Recipe for a song
Another way to share music is to make up a song especially for your baby. Follow these guidelines to create a custom…
Baby playing guitar
How music makes learning more meaningful
Singing optimizes language learning. To get maximum benefit from music, mix it up!
Baby flying on knees
How to boost your baby's development
How to boost your baby’s development and why stimulation is so important.
Mother gazing at baby
It's never too early to start learning language
Foundations of speech and language are laid down in a window of time soon after baby’s birth. Here’s how to give baby…
Mother reading to baby
How to choose the right books for your baby
Reading stimulates pathways of brain development and strengthen the parent-child relationship. Here’s how to choose the…
Baby talking
How can I tell if my child is stuttering
How can I tell if my child is stuttering? - 8 signs revealed.
Mother and baby chatting
Why motherese is so great for your baby
Research in infants shows that speech sounds or “motherese” stimulate areas of the brain that plan speech, long before…
Father and child reading
How to read to your toddler
Learn how to read to your toddler.