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Yesterday, when I was a baby...

If you know my Hank, you know he is a talker.  If he has your attention, he isn’t going to let it go.  He is going to tell you a story.   476 more words

It is the Nature of How Language is learned that Creates Similarities in How Language is used

Saffran (2003) authored a paper entitled Statistical language learning mechanisms and constraints. This blog post summarizes Saffran’s paper beginning with a description of statistical mechanisms and constraints as cues that work to help learners discover patterns in language, but these patterns in language may actually be the structured evidence of kinds of learning patterns used to acquire language. 730 more words

Human Learning Mechanisms

Milestones for Language Development

Implications:

Birth – 2 year

  • Engage infants in conversations using animated speech and responding when they vocalize
  • Label and describe objects that the children observe…
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Language Development

Differences between Voice, Speech and Language

What are voice, speech, and language?

Voice, speech, and language are the tools we use to communicate with each other.

Voice is the sound we make as air from our lungs is pushed between vocal folds in our larynx, causing them to vibrate. 72 more words

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An App Discovery

I love to share with you my new discoveries!

Beginning with Babble is a new app that has been developed by LEAP (Language Empowers All People) to assist caregivers of children birth to aged 4 with appropriate engagement and language modelling.   327 more words

Language Development