Parent Guide to Supporting Children's Speech and Language Development
We use language every day to communicate, be social and to learn. Supporting your child's language development will help build a good foundation for reading, writing, math and overall success. Children need to be able to use their language skills to describe, explain, retell, predict and problem-solve.
Parents play a critical role in their children's speech and language development. Below you will find information and ideas to support your child's speech and language development through everyday activities. In addition, you will find resources available in your community
Help your children learn your family's language and culture through natural conversation. If you know more that one language, continue to speak with your child in a natural manner, even if it is not in English. For more information, see the Home Language brochure below.
Translations are also available in the following languages:
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Help boost your child's language through every day activities. The following resources will help you support your child's speech and language development.
If you have any questions or for more information, please contact 905-890-1010 ext. 2147.