LD Expert Podcast

Episode 39: Connecting Early Speech and Language Issues to APD – Stacy Payne


    In this Episode


    Did your child have trouble imitating sounds?

    This could be a warning sign of a speech and language issue. It could also be an indicator of an auditory processing issue.

    How can you imitate a sound that you just don’t understand? This is where the worlds of speech therapy and learning therapy intersect.

    This week’s podcast guest is Stacy Payne, founder of Bright Beginnings Pediatric Services. She is both a speech pathologist and learning therapist, and she shares the critical connection between communication and learning.

    In this week's episode, you'll learn:

    • Early warning signs of speech and language issues that could lead to learning challenges
    • Benchmarks for speech and language development
    • Strategies to help children with speech issues


    Episode Highlight

    “If you know that your child has struggled with speech and language issues as a youngster, even as a toddler, just be aware of that connection to learning challenges so that we can address it as soon as possible.”

    - Stacy Payne




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