As a speech pathologist, Annemarie Laurence spends her working days dealing with school-aged children who struggle to string a sentence together. Recently she wrote a fascinating column pointing to some of the common causes of speech problems in children, and among the causes she named, was game consoles.
Those all-absorbing electronic devices that keep kids glued to a screen, and tuned out from the world around them. Annemarie is also a and she joins me now. Clinical educator in speech pathology at Newcastle University Annemarie Laurence talks about speech problems with children.