Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton chat with Michelle MacRoy-Higgins, PhD and Carlyn Kolker, who are the authors of Time to Talk: What You Need to Know About Your Child’s Speech and Language Development. Higgins is an associate professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Hunter College in New York City. A practicing speech-language therapist for more than 15 years, she has worked with hundreds of infants, toddlers, and young children. Carlyn Kolker is a freelance writer and former reporter for Bloomberg News and Reuters.
When it comes to language acquisition, all parents have questions and Time to Talk has the answers. Written by an experienced speech-language pathologist and mom, this practical and proactive guide will help you understand the building blocks of speech and language, Monitor progress against expected milestones, Enhance your child’s communication skills, Spot signs of potential problems with hearing, speech, or language development, Address common concerns, such as articulation, late talking, stuttering, dyslexia, and more.