Child Speech, Language and Literacy Development, difficulties and disorders
The child speech and language section will offer a comprehensive library of information, activities and programs for children with normal communication, communication disorder or delay, and special needs.
For children with normally developing speech, language and communication skills we provide information, activities, games and programs to enhance these skills, and practical things parents can do everyday to facilitate their child’s communication and learning. There is also a comprehensive set of milestones to measure your child’s progress. Click here to go to the Child Development Section.
Disorders and Delay of Speech, Language, Literacy and Hearing
Some children have a communication delay or a disorder that does not allow them to communicate effectively. This can very frustrating and have an impact on their learning and social interaction. This section covers speech, language and literacy difficulties and disorders, and hearing impairment. Click here to go to the Speech, Language, Literacy and Hearing Difficulties Section.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
The diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder appears to be increasing and many people have little or no knowledge about the condition. Our Autism Section contains information, strategies and activities that can be used with autistic children to facilitate and improve communication and behaviour. Click here to go to the Autism Sectrum Disorder Section.
Dyslexia is a learning difficulty that primarily affects the skills involved in accurate and fluent word reading and spelling. Dyslexia occurs across the range of intellectual abilities. Our Dyslexia section will focus on the causes of Dyslexia and reading difficulties and provide information, strategies and activities to improve your child’s reading and spelling. Click here to go to the Dyslexia Section.
Children with Special Needs
The Special Needs section will focus on children that have more complex difficulties with many aspects of communication. This section also has a heavy emphasis on the Total Communication approach which tries to find any and every way possible to enhance communication using a range on communicative tools. Click here to go the Children with Special Needs Section.