The following webinar will aim to provide further information and knowledge regarding language and speech development and provide staff working in schools’ strategies to help identify and support student’s language and speech development.
The key learning objectives addressed in this webinar include:
- Develop an understanding of language and speech development.
- Understand the differences in language and speech sound development.
- Develop strategies to help identify language and speech difficulties in the classroom.
- Develop strategies to support students with speech and language difficulties in the classroom.
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Language refers to the way people share information with one another. Language can be broken down into expressive and receptive language. Expressive language is the ability to put thoughts into understandable words and sentences. Receptive language is the ability to take in and understand information.Download (492.67 KB)
Producing speech sounds is an important step in a child’s development. Many children develop these skills at an expected rate and pattern for their age, however some children do not achieve these milestones and need additional support to accurately produce speech sounds.Download (541.97 KB)
Students with Language Disorder will likely experience difficulties in a mainstream classroom due to difficulty understanding and/or producing language. The following outlines some simple adjustments and strategies that might support students in the classroom environment.Download (516.55 KB)
Developing the ability to communicate using clear speech sounds is an important part of early childhood development. Speech sound acquisition is a gradual process that is different for every child, and there is a wide range of ‘normal’ speech development. However, knowing what typical speech sound development looks like can be helpful in deciding whether a child’s speech needs further investigation.Download (642.48 KB)