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Books and puppets

Looking for fun ways to keep the kids busy and learning over the cold, wet weekends. Why not try some books and puppets.Sharing a book with a child is a calming and bonding way to help your child learn.  Babies love… Go to full post


Show and tell

“Show and tell” or “news time” is a regular part of the school routine and a valuable opportunity to develop language skills but it can be a difficult task for children with speech, language, learning or social … Go to full post


What is dyslexia?

Children and adults who have difficulties reading and writing are often said to have “dyslexia” but what does this mean and what can help?The following is the definition of dyslexia adopted by the Research Committee … Go to full post


2 1/2 year olds

Two and a half year olds are learning to use words and phrases to express their developing independence. At times they may still rely on gestures and tone to add to their meaning and their pronounciation is still develop… Go to full post


What is language?

What is receptive and expressive language? Speech pathologists often talk about children’s skills in terms of “receptive language” and “expressive language”. What does this mean ? How are these assessed and … Go to full post


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