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Activities to Promote Cognitive and Physical Development in Babies

When Ryan was 4 months old he qualified for Early On because of his Down syndrome diagnosis. Early On is a special education program for children aged 0-3 that is provided through our school district. 1,396 more words

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There are 6 crucial school readiness domains to think about when talking, singing and reading to babies and toddlers. Here's #3 of the 6.

In the last 2 weeks, information about the two crucial school readiness domains of receptive and expressive language was provided as a way for parents to feel empowered as well as to support them in digging deeper as to why the advice of “talk, sing and read to your baby” is so important.  940 more words

School Readiness

The truth about language deprivation

What is language deprivation?

Every day, thousands if not hundreds of thousands of deaf babies are born to hearing parents. Many of these parents when they are told there child is deaf do not know what to do. 1,438 more words

Deaf, Culture, And Interpreters

There are 6 crucial school readiness domains to think about when talking, singing and reading to babies and toddlers. Here's #2 of the 6.

Last week, information about the first crucial school readiness domain, receptive language, or language understanding, was provided as a way for parents to feel empowered and to think more deeply about “why” the advice of “talk, sing and read to your baby” is so important.  1,359 more words

School Readiness

What can a 5 year old child understand and say?

A 5 year old child is entering K1 when he should have started to prepare himself/herself academically. Things like familiarisation with some letter names, sounds and formation; counting and recognition of numbers; holding a pencil with the correct grip and showing interest to write.

Language Milestones (1-5 Y.o)

What can a 4 years old child understand and say?

A summary of a 4 years old child’s communication milestones.

**The communication tip in the pink bubble is really an important one.**

As the child’s attention span is still developing, it is crucial that we give the needed attention to get attention from them. 19 more words

Language Milestones (1-5 Y.o)

What can a 3 years old toddler understand and say?

A summary of a 3 years old’s communication milestones.

**The communication tip in the pink bubble is really an important one.**

As your child’s speech may still be abit unclear and he/she may be trying hard to talk in longer phrase but having difficulty to fully express self, it is essential that we try to interpret what he/she may be be trying to say by the context of the situation, his/her actions and facial expressions. 13 more words

Language Milestones (1-5 Y.o)