The Link Between Speech, Language, and Literacy

Literacy, the ability to read and write, is fundamentally connected to speech and language skills. These skills are the building blocks for academic success and effective communication. However, developing literacy can be challenging for some children, particularly those with speech and language difficulties. That’s where the role of speech therapy comes into play.

Common Literacy Challenges in Children

Children may face various literacy challenges, such as:

How Our Speech Therapists Help

At LEAP Centre, our speech therapists are equipped to address these literacy challenges through:

The Impact of Speech Therapy on School Success

Speech therapy can significantly impact a child’s literacy and overall academic performance. By addressing the root of language and speech difficulties, we can unlock a child’s potential for reading and writing, paving the way for success in school and beyond.

Literacy is a critical skill for academic achievement and lifelong success. If your child is facing challenges with reading and writing, our paediatric speech therapists at LEAP Centre are here to help. We are committed to providing the support and skills necessary for your child to thrive in school and in their communication with the world around them.