FAQ

This page will answer questions commonly asked by students and parents.
  1. What can I do to help my child communicate better?
  2. What is the importance of play?
  3. How can I help my child improve my child's reading skills?



What can I do to help my child communicate better?

The best you can do is play with your child and take turns talking with them, even if they don't always take a turn wait for them like they are talking. As with anything else, practice makes perfect so give your child an opportunity to practice. Reading aloud with your child is another excellent way to increase communication. While you read talk about what is going on in the story and what you think will happen next.
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What is the importance of play?

Play is tremendously important to speech development. Play provides numerous opportunities for your child to talk about what matters to them. Playing with toys or games allows your child to try things out and develop opinions of their own. The best thing about play is that it is cooperative and encourages budding social skills.
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How can I help my child improve my child's reading skills?

There are may ways to help encourage your child's reading. The most simple way is just to read with your child. When you read with your child take turns pointing to the words as you read them. Another good idea is utilizing free programs like starfall.com to read to your child. There are also some other links on the resources page for other reading programs. The most important thing you can do is try to make reading fun for your child. Try to incorporate reading into everything you do. For example, going to the grocery read the signs out loud, read the boxes with your child, have a scavenger hunt for a box that starts with a letter /L/ etc. Your imagination is the only limit! You can even read signs as you drive to school each morning with your child.
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