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Early communication

We all want our children to be able to verbally communicate with us clearly and easily, and it can be frustrating and worrying when they develop these skills later than other children. However, your child may be communicating using a different method (e.g., body language/gesture) or may just require some support to learn the most effective ways to get their [...]

By |2020-02-06T13:30:55+11:00February 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Baby sign language – what is it, how do you do it, and why does it help?

What is it? Natural gesture and baby sign language (or key word signing) are terms you may have heard but might not know much about. To simplify it, these terms refer to using gestures or simple signs to support the key message in what you are saying. Gestures SUPPORT language development - this statement may seem counterintuitive as people often [...]

By |2019-09-19T12:59:38+10:00September 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|