Learning about literacy: the role of a Speech Language Therapist

Literacy refers to reading and writing skills. How do literacy skills develop? Early pre -literacy skills are developed by reading books, following narratives, recognising sign boards in the environment, learning vocabulary, and identifying letters and sounds. By creating this love for reading at an early age, parents provide the foundations for building early literacy skills.[…]

“Parentese” – More than just Baby Talk

What exactly comes to mind when we think baby talk? Is it perhaps meaningless sounds like “goo goo ga ga” or sentences that simply sound absurd due to being made up of silly words and sounds that have an utter disregard for grammar? If you answered yes for these, then it’s time to forget everything[…]

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