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This group is for 5-7 year-old children who may have speech and/or language delays. A great way to facilitate speech-language development is to practice with peers.

Your child may benefit if he/she:

  • Is five to seven years old and does not use as many words as other children their age
  • Has trouble communicating his/her thoughts and ideas
  • Leaves off sounds in words and/or changes sounds
  • Gets frustrated when not understood by family and peers
  • Has weak pre-literacy skills

Program includes:

  • A new theme each session with specific vocabulary/sound awareness activities and take-home materials
  • How to build language-learning opportunities into everyday activities and routines
  • Information about different ways to teach your child how to use other ways to communicate (i.e. using pictures and gestures/signs)
  • How to turn books into fun and interactive language-learning time and how to teach your child essential early literacy skills

Choose morning or afternoon programs.

6 week Early Communication Program – 18 months – 3 years
Dates; Offered to families year around. Recommended the 6 sessions are completed in a three month period.

This program is for children who are 18 months to 3 years of age who have an expressive language delay.

Your child may benefit if he/she:

  • By 18 months, has an expressive vocabulary of less than 25 words
  • By 24 months, has an expressive vocabulary of less than 50 words
  • Your child has a good understanding of language but has difficulty expressing themself
  • Has weak social and play skills

Program includes:

  • 6 individual therapy sessions with an SLP, including parent coaching
  • Personalized goal setting for your child (at the start and end of the program)
  • Hands-on strategies (get down, play like a child, create opportunities for your child to communicate etc.)
  • Information about different ways to teach your child how to use other ways to communicate (i.e. using pictures and gestures/signs).