Babies love books

By |2021-07-19T05:32:46+00:00July 19th, 2021|Categories: activities, language development, sharing books, talk to your baby|

Why reading aloud to babies is such a gift Reading aloud to your baby provides a fantastic language learning opportunity. It also helps to increase your baby’s concentration and memory. Research shows that reading aloud to your baby each day helps build strong foundations for later-developing reading and writing skills. Try to position [...]

Talkable Tonight

By |2019-02-23T13:49:59+00:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: help my child talk, language development, parent training|

Live, online support from a Speech Pathologist Launching Talkable Tonight! Talkable tonight is a monthly, FREE, live online session with a speech pathologist aimed at answering your questions about early speech and language development. Held from 7:30 – 8:30 on the second Sunday of every month, this session will cover off [...]

Mindfulness for Parents

By |2019-02-23T13:50:57+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: language development, mindfulness|

Practicing mindfulness can help develop your child's language Practicing mindfulness has been a really great tool in helping me connect with my little ones and understand what they are trying to communicate - even when they aren't using words. When we are practicing mindfulness we are: in the present focusing on [...]

Speech Pathology Parent Workshop

By |2017-08-21T07:17:14+00:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: help my child talk, language development, parenting, Uncategorized|

Chatter Matters - How you can give your child the best start to learning language Thanks to the City of Cockburn, I will be presenting on the best ways to promote early language development. This workshop will cover: understanding how children learn to talk and read typical speech, language and pre-literacy development [...]

Signs your child may have an ear infection

By |2017-06-11T05:38:20+00:00June 11th, 2017|Categories: hearing, language development|

Middle ear infections can cause speech and language delays and can also impact the ability for your little one to pay attention and localise sounds. Even with the most attentive parent, they sometimes go unnoticed. Check out this link from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association -Watching for Signs of Ear Infections in Young Children - which goes [...]

Talkable’s Top Speech and Language Websites

By |2017-06-06T11:45:21+00:00June 6th, 2017|Categories: language development, parenting|

So you're worried that your little one needs some help with their language development and the first thing you do is jump online. Unfortunately, trying to find reliable information is often a tiring and anxiety provoking task! Look no further - below I have shared my top websites for speech and language development, activity ideas [...]

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