All SLPs can identify at least one child who immediately gets up and runs away as soon as they see a storybook come out. As we head into the hectic…
In our profession, working with children with speech and language delays can require significant patience. Sometimes expressing this patience translates into waiting—I mean a bit longer than we normally do—for the student to respond. Children benefit from extended wait time to allow them to process. Let’s discuss the positive outcomes associated with increased wait time.