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Essential Play Skills for Children

Importance of Play Play is how children learn about and interact with the world around them pressure free. It assists children in the development of a variety of important skills including confidence, creativity, imagination, problem solving, social interaction, following directions, adapting, and taking risks. This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small …

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5 Tips to Incorporate Reading with Children Into Every Day

Reading! Reading! Reading! As a speech therapist, I always tell parents that reading is one of the best ways to improve a child’s language skills. Reading increases the variety of words that your child is exposed to and aids in increasing their vocabulary. Reading also encourages creativity and discovery. I can’t say enough about how …

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Promoting Language Skills at Home

What exactly is “language”? Simply put, language is the way we communicate with others whether spoken, written, signed, conveyed via facial expression, etc. The two main types are receptive and expressive language. Receptive language refers to what a child understands that is being communicated to them. Expressive language refers to how a child communicates to …

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