Filtered by category: Speech and Communication

Are you listening?

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Wednesday 05 July 2017 / Speech and Communication, Parenting Tips, Baby, Preschool Age, Toddler
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Listening is vital for knowing what someone else is saying and also so you can take turns in a conversation.

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Conversations with children about difficult subjects

Thursday 29 June 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication, Safety
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As recent terror attacks and natural disasters dominate the news agenda, how do we provide answers to our children?

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Speech sound development: what to expect and when

Wednesday 17 May 2017 / Speech and Communication
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When your little one starts to talk, you may notice that they aren’t always easy to understand.

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What’s in a question?

Wednesday 26 April 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication
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Used in the right way, questions can really help your child's language development. Interested in find out more?

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How do you support an autistic child with their mental health?

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The Counselling Directory explain the links between autism and mental health issues, and how you can help your child.

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Child’s play: top toys for language development

Thursday 23 February 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication
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Which toys are really the best for helping children develop their language and communication skills?

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Using technology to help children's communication skills

Monday 20 February 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication
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Can technology be fun and good for learning? We say it can! Find out how

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How to make talking fun by reading with your child

Wednesday 07 December 2016 / Parenting Tips, Baby, Preschool Age, Speech and Communication
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Reading is a great way to encourage children’s language development. Read our tips on sharing stories with your child

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What’s in a word: helping your child build their vocabulary

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Tuesday 11 October 2016 / Activities, Speech and Communication, Parenting Tips
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Did you know, the number of words that a toddler knows predicts how well they will learn to read when they get to school

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The building blocks of language: a child’s journey through learning to speak

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Tuesday 23 August 2016 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication
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Language is such a crucial skill and there are typical milestones for learning to talk.

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