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Developing Attention and Listening SKills

Developing Looking and Attention Skills For Children With Communication Difficulties

Developing Looking and Attention Skills For Children With Communication Difficulties How Babies Learn To Communicate From Adult Carers I have just finished doing some training in the development of speech, language and communication skills with some wonderful nursery practitioners near Brighton. We spent a lot of time talking about the skills a child needs in […]

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16 games for encouraging listening and attention skills

16 Games To Encourage Attention and Listening Skills

16 Games To Encourage Attention and Listening Skills I have been training some lovely ladies at pre-schools and nurseries recently. We are doing very practical, hands-on sessions covering the development of speech, language and communication skills, and how to support these. Something that had a big impact on staff attending the training sessions was the […]

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How to help a child with ASD to copy

Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum to Copy

Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum to Copy Children learn about objects, language, people and social interactions by watching, listening and copying. This can be difficult for children on the autism spectrum, but they can learn to copy with some help. Imitate sounds Imitate sounds to help your child learn that sounds and words carry meaning and […]

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How To Encourage Attention and Listening Skills

How To Encourage Attention and Listening Skills Why Are Attention and Listening Skills Important? Attention and listening skills underpin the development of: Turn taking Understanding facial expression and intonation Recognising speech sounds, and seeing how they are made Copying speech sounds Play skills Understanding language Using language Learning They are a foundation skill in the […]

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