The Sweetest (and Toughest) Job

Baby and Toddler Language Development With Samantha Ecker

December 10, 2020 Rachel Olson/Samantha Ecker Season 3 Episode 55
The Sweetest (and Toughest) Job
Baby and Toddler Language Development With Samantha Ecker
Show Notes

Samantha is a speech-language pathologist with over 10 years of experience. She's also  a mother of three, with a preschooler, a toddler, and an infant.  In this episode Samantha and I talk about language development in babies and toddlers, the milestones to look out for and when you might want to seek a professionals help if you are concerned about speech development.

Highlights from this episode include:

  • A discussion about language milestones during your child’s first few years
  • Development to consider as your child grows
  • How to recognize whether your child might need some extra help with speech
  • Knowing it’s okay that your kids might develop at different rates

  Samantha started Toddler Talking Tips to give parents the confidence and knowledge they need to teach their toddlers to talk. She specializes in teaching parents simple but powerful techniques that they can use in their everyday activities.  Samantha holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed by the state of New Jersey as a speech pathologist. Her original research is published in the American Journal of Speech Language Pathology. Samantha believes there is power in communication, in scientific research, and in making toddlers laugh. She believes that, with a little guidance, parents are the best people to develop their toddlers' language skills.

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