Author Archive | jearly

You’re Kidding Me!

Early Start is very excited to be again affiliated with Lake Macquarie Council and their exceptional “You’re Kidding Me Program”. Early Start Speech Pathology will be offering FREE screening and FREE talks throughout the year.  Early Start Speech Pathology are proud to be servicing the wider community of Lake Macquarie through Lake Macquarie Council. For […]

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Speech & Literacy: What’s the Connection?

Did you know that many of the skills needed to become proficient readers and spellers begin with a child’s spoken language? Did you know that children who have speech sound disorders can often end up with literacy difficulties? If you think about it, it makes sense. Can’t say the sounds- can’t read the sounds. It […]

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What is Evidence Based Practice?

Evidence Based Practice (EBP) is something we’ve all heard of, but what is it and what does it mean for my child? Let’s break it down. Levels of Evidence – Not all evidence is equal! As Speech Pathologists we base our therapy and practises on the best evidence available to us however not all evidence […]

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Favourite FREE Apps to Support Language

A lot of our little Owls at Early Start Speech Pathology are motivated by the iPad so it’s great when you can combine something fun that is sneakily educational and works on their language goals at the same time! It is really important to play these games WITH your child so that you can support […]

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