Strategies to Elicit Language Development in Young Children

In the previous blog posts, we focused on describing the various developmental milestones that a child is expected to acquire by a certain age. While this information is useful in order to “track” your child’s development, did you know that there are also strategies that you yourself can implement in order to promote their language

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“Milestones 4-5 years – Speech, Language, Social-Cognitive, and Motor Development”

Your little ADULT is growing up so fast, sounding and behaving more and more like a grown-up. There is a notable level of sophistication in his/her communication abilities. The acronym ADULT seems most fitting to describe the skills of this age group: ADULT A – Asks & answers. By now, your child can answer

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“Milestones 3-4 years – Speech, Language, Social-Cognitive, and Motor Development”

Between the age of 3 and 4, your child will be busy perfecting his/her already acquired speech and language skills: receptive and expressive vocabulary, intelligibility, correct use of grammatical markers and syntax. This stage is marked by rapid cognitive development, which in addition to the evolving language skills, may often result in rapid speech

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Is my child’s behaviour normal?

I want to share an observation with you. I was recently updating my LinkedIn profile and couldn’t help but notice all of the different paths that my friends and acquaintances took in terms of their careers. Some went on to become healthcare professionals, lawyers, educators, programmers, CEO’s and founders of various firms and corporations…

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“Milestones 0-6 months – Speech, Language, Social-Cognitive, and Motor Development”

While “no two children are alike” and “everyone develops at their own pace” there are acceptable age ranges by which certain motor and communication skills are acquired. Below, is a list of skills that should typically be acquired by the age that is indicated. Look at these skills as building blocks – the foundation skills

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“Milestones 7-12 months – Speech, Language, Social-Cognitive, and Motor Development”

While “no two children are alike” and “everyone develops at their own pace” there are acceptable age ranges by which certain motor and communication skills are acquired. Below, is a list of skills that should typically be acquired by the age that is indicated. Look at these skills as building blocks – the foundation skills

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“Milestones 13-18 months – Speech, Language, Social-Cognitive, and Motor Development”

Congrats! Your lil’ smarty-pants has acquired the vast majority of the LOVE (0-6 months) and RISE (7-12 months) skills (see posts #2 and #3 for detailed description of these skills and examples of activities to promote their development)! In the next half a year or so, your babe will be busy fine-tuning the already acquired

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“Milestones 19-24 months – Speech, Language, Social-Cognitive, and Motor Development”

If I could sum up this stage in one words, it would surely be “ACTIVE”! Physically, socially, and communicatively active is what your little toddler will be between 19 and 24 months! Not only will they be walking by now, you can also expect them to run, jump, kick a ball, climb on a chair,

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“Milestones 2-3 years – Speech, Language, Social-Cognitive, and Motor Development”

A lot has happened since your little one entered your lives, for him/her and you both. Now, most 2-3 year olds are potty trained and have well-established routines that typically involve daycare, perhaps some extracurricular activities, play dates with friends, and hopefully at least a solid 8 hours of sleep at night. As I am

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