Speech involves the physical motor ability to talk

Speech involves the physical motor ability to talk, it is a physical production of sound using lips, tongue, palate and respiratory system which enables to communicate words. To enable children to produce sounds which will help them say words other people can understand they learn how to regulate and coordinate muscles when learning to talk.

Some of the ways to support the development of speech are when communicating with a child get their attention and get down to their level and use eye contact, during activities ask the child simple questions or describe what they are doing however keep this simple so the child understands what you are saying and give them time to respond, praise the child’s efforts even if the results aren’t fully perfect.