Topic "Children's Health" in Easy English - total 5 documentsTitle: Helping your baby talk
Summary: Babies begin to learn from the moment they are born – first receptive language skills (understanding what they hear), then expressive language skills (speaking). You can help develop both kinds of language skills by talking, watching, listening, playing and sharing books with your baby.
Title: Speech pathology and Indigenous children
Summary: Aboriginal English varies across Australia, but differs to Standard Australian English in its sound system, grammar, story structure and in the way it’s used – words often have different meanings and take into account the rich linguistic heritage of Indigenous culture.
Title: The sound of speech: 0-3 years
Summary: Learning to speak is a crucial part of a child’s development and the most intensive period of speech and language development happens in the first three years of life. Even though children vary in their development of speech and language, there are certain ‘milestones’ that can be identified as a rough guide to normal development. These milestones are outlined in this fact sheet.
Title: The sound of speech: preschool and school aged children
Summary: This fact sheet outlines the ages and stages of children's speech development
Title: What is a speech pathologist?
Summary: A translated fact sheet that outlines speech pathologist's role to study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speech, language and voice. The resource may be helpful for people who experience difficulties swallowing food and drink safely.
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