Click "find an SLP", then follow prompts to enter your state and other information.
At home, read simple books with your child and ask Wh questions, such as: "Who is holding the ball?", "What color is the sun?", etc while pointing to what you are talking about. Give him a couple of seconds, then give a choice, for example: "Is the sun black or red?" or " Is the boy or dog holding the ball?".
When you go places, label things for him and ask him what things are called, ie bananas, apples, etc. Talk about their colors, sizes, etc "This is a big, yellow lemon". "Which lemon is bigger?".
Not all sounds are present in 3 year olds, but he should be putting words together and answering basic questions at this age. The Speech Pathologist can help you narrow things down and give you additional things you can do at home with him after assessing him personally.
Good luck and try not to worry. You've taken the first step already!
During puberty, the laryngeal mechanism goes through changes, causing the female voice to lower a few semitones, and the male voice to lower at least one octave. When the acoustic changes that regularly occur with puberty do not take place, it results in Puberphonia.
Voice therapy is the recommended course of treatment.
Try asking your child to pause and think about what they want to say, and try again.
You might try speaking more quietly to her, and modeling that lower volume at dinner or wherever she speaks that way.