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The Beauty of Books: ideas for reading with your child

Babies learn to love the sound of language long before they notice printed words on a page. Sharing books with children stimulates their imagination and expands their understanding of the world. It helps them develop language and listening skills and prepares them to understand the written word.

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Those magic first words: Early Language Development

First words are a key milestone in learning to talk.  The first time your baby says ‘Mummy’ or ‘Daddy’ is an eagerly anticipated moment for all parents; but what happens after those first words emerge? How is your child progressing through their next communication milestones?

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Term 4 is a good time for School Entry Check Ups!

Speech pathologists are specialists in speech and language – both of which are very important ingredients for success in the classroom. Literacy, oral language, written expression, and comprehension are all areas in which speech pathologists can work with a primary school child. For example, if a child has trouble with producing speech sounds, this may…

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