Did you know? The challenges for children who have poor language and communication skills are often heightened by emotional struggles and difficulties with regulating their behaviour. So, what do we know about these things? How important is it that children are ‘diagnosed’? And if so, what difference does that make to what support they need? …Continue reading Did You Know?… 10
To have the best possible start in school, children need a solid foundation of early language and literacy skills. These are the skills that prepare children to read, write, and use the kind of language they’ll be expected to use in school. The research says: Children who start school with higher levels of language and…Continue reading Did You Know?
Interactions and Owling That majority of crucial language learning occurs before children are able to speak words? In the early years, even in the first days of life, infants develop important skills needed to become future conversation partners. As the closest people, parents and guardians have the most influence and impact on their child’s…Continue reading Did You Know #8
Did you know… Families play a crucial role in developing children’s speech and language skills? Parent are the key determinants in achieving outcomes for children. Parents are the experts as they know their children best. Studies show that speech and language therapy is more effective when involving a child’s family in home therapy. Children trust…Continue reading Did you know #5
SLCN is a broad category that covers the wide range of conditions affecting speech, language and communication. Language Disorder and its types (Developmental Language Disorder and Language Disorder associated with a differentiating condition) are all Speech, Language and Communication Needs. The term Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is used for children where: A child…Continue reading Did You Know #4