Language development and your child: a speech therapist talk for parents

Free Kids/Family Library

Event Information

  • Date DATE
    2 June 2023
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  • Time TIME
    10.30 - 11.15AM
  • Location LOCATION
    South Perth Library
    Cnr South Tce & Sandgate St, South Perth
  • Cost COST
    Free, booking essential
  • Hosted by HOSTED BY
    City of South Perth Libraries

Are you the parent or caregiver of a young child? Come along to this FREE event to hear experienced local speech therapist Jenny Edgar talk about children's language development.

South Perth Library | Friday June 2nd 2023 | 10.30-11.15am

Jenny Edgar runs Perth Speech Therapy and has a Masters in Speech Pathology and a Degree in Early Childhood and Primary Education. Jenny has also had the added experience of providing specialist support to kids with spelling, writing, reading (dyslexia) and comprehension difficulties within the school setting.

Jenny will cover the following topics:

  • What language do we expect at the different ages (0 – 6 years)
  • How many words should my child be able to speak?
  • Vocabulary development
  • The importance and value of books
  • How to read a book depending on the age of a child
  • Different types of books to be read at different ages
  • Intelligibility – how clear should my child’s language be?
  • What sounds should my child have?

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