Nicola Lathey is a speech and language therapist, and founder of the Owl Centre, a private clinic for children in the UK. Nicola is a member of the Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice, the Royal Collage of Speech and Language Therapists and the Health Professional Council. She is the author of Small Talk and lives with her family in Oxford.
In Small Talk: Bedtime and Small Talk: At the Park see how expressions, gestures and repetition of simple first words can help early conversations to blossom, throughout baby's bathtime and nighttime routine.
In this extract from Small Talk, Nicola Lathey and Tracey Blake explain how reading to your child helps their development
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Interesting article - In young bilingual children two languages develop simultaneously but independently
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Language gap between rich, poor kids begins in infancy
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Fabulous 'toddler talk' from 17-month-old Felix whilst sharing our Small Talk - At the Park story book with his mum Sarah - what a treat to have your mummy enjoying and praising all your attempts to say words and sounds, motivating you to say more. Love Love Love! x
Toddlers’ grammar skills not inherent, but learned, new Stanford research says
Stanford psychologist Michael Frank and other researchers used a novel statistical approach to analyze children’s early speech and found evidence that toddlers develop knowledge of grammar with time and practice.
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