Solutions for the WFH Mama: an online Prep Reading Program!

I’m Dee, the Clinical Director of Dee Wardrop Speech Pathology Services.   I’m also a working Mum with two young kids, and like most people I know, I’m suddenly working from home (WFH).  I’ve got a couple of big things on my mind right now – namely, how to support our therapists who can’t work (with…

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Remote Ready Readers

An online literacy program designed especially for Prep students who are at a critical time in their early reading journey. Speech Pathologists are traditionally involved in teaching literacy and reading skills to students who are struggling with reading in the classroom. We support students with a strong focus on developing the skills that underpin successful reading.…

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Get Set, Prep!

Get Set, Prep! is our school readiness program for 2019. Families often ask us what they can do to help their child be as ready as possible for school entry, and there’s lots of skills our team can help with. Our Get Set, Prep! program begins with a 1:1 individual and goal setting session, where…

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Term 3 Ready Readers Group

We are excited to offer our Ready Readers Literacy group program in Term 3! This no-cost program is designed to support 6 – 7 year olds in further developing strong letter-sound associations.   Literacy research has shown that knowledge of letter-sound correspondence is one of the five essential skills for reading. Our program is ideal for…

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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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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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