Helpful Resources for Families
ASHA: Charts for typical speech and language development
Decibels Foundation: Non-profit organization that raises money for programs for children with hearing loss.
HearSmart Audiology: Dr. Megan Ford is a local audiologist who provides a variety of services, including diagnostic hearing evaluation. She also runs a support group called “Hear My Dreams” for parents of children with hearing loss.
Rubbermaid Straw cup: I typically recommend introducing a straw cup (instead of a sippy cup) around 5 months of age.
Emily Blumberg, MS, CCC-SLP, CEIS
Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist