This resource answers commonly asked questions about the development of communication skills in children aged 0-6 years and includes easy to use screening tools and checklists for Early Childhood Educators including the Learn2Communicate Preschool Screener.
A complete guide to assist Early Childhood Educators identify, refer and support children with communication difficulties that has been developed following extensive consultation with Australian Early Childhood Educators.
This practical guide has been developed to provide Early Childhood Educators with the knowledge and tools needed to accurately identify children with communication difficulties. The role of the Early Childhood Educator, Parent and Speech Pathologist is clearly outlined and a model for building effective partnerships is proposed to nurture the speech and language development of all children. The practical guide aligns closely with the Australian Early Years Learning Framework and supports Early Childhood Educators to develop quality early childhood programmes.