Do you have memories of positive experiences of early childhood? Perhaps do you remember playing outside in a cubby or racing your tricycle down a mound full speed with the wind in your hair or even discovering how clever you were that you were able to take something apart and fix it. I remember the…Read more
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Please note that the term Speech Pathologist or Speech and Language Clinician or Communication Specialist may be used interchangeably throughout this article. They all refer to the same profession. “Don’t worry about it; your son/daughter will be fine once he gets to school”. This is the most unfounded and potentially damaging pieces of advice anyone…Read more
Talk about the components of the story and refer to the characters, the setting, action, problems and outcomes. This helps children not only to understand the story they are hearing, but build a good foundation for them to be able to tell or write a story of their own. Talk about who is in the…Read more
Most Childhood Educators would agree that children learn through play. Some even describe it as the work of children. Speech and Language Clinicians know that children will demonstrate a concept or knowledge of how words or ideas link in play, before they actually use the language to comment on what they are doing. Stuart Brown…Read more
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