Resources in this section are about your child’s ability to understand language and express his/her wants, needs, ideas and feelings in a variety of ways.
Why work on your child’s vocabulary.
How to teach your child new words.
Things to consider about learning new words.
Teaching vocabulary in daily routines and according to themes.
Activities, ideas and games for supporting speech and language development.
Language facilitation techniques.
Strategies to use to support language development.
Strategies to help your child use longer sentences.
What is a receptive language disorder?
What is understanding?
Warning signs that your child may have trouble understanding.
How to work on improving your child’s ability to understand language.
Good listening skills.Sugge
VIDEO: Expressive and Receptive Language
A communication assessment explores many areas of a child’s development. In this clip, Loan, Speech-Language Pathologist, will explain what is meant by ‘expressive’ and ‘receptive’ language skills.