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Entries by Elliot Agro

Dad’s Role in Language Development

A lot of therapy these days is geared towards supporting the maternal relationship, without considering the significant role that fathers play. Did you know? There is actually some research to suggest that we learn more of our vocabulary from our Fathers than our Mothers.

Child Directed Speech

Researchers have explored CDS for many years, looking at how parents adapt their language to their children and what effect this can have on a child’s linguistic development. As a parent/caregiver, you are one of the most influential people in your child’s life. You are the first person they hear, see, and interact with every single day.

Listen Up! Advice on Hearing, Listening and Processing Auditory Information.

When we have a student in our class with a known hearing impairment, we are quick to provide technological and environmental solutions. But, we don’t always think about the listening environment for the average pupil. We assume that all healthy children can hear and have a fully developed listening system. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.