Maryborough District Health Service can provide families with information, materials and strategies to assist the development of their child’s communication skills, providing a range of services including assessment, group programs, parent education sessions, home programs and individual therapy.
Even though all children are different, there is a typical pattern in their speech and language development.
View the Speech and Language Milestones poster here.
Tips for parents
Any time is a good time to help your child learn language and literacy skills! Hanen Tips for Parents can help you turn any activity you do with your child into an opportunity to build his skills – and to have fun while you’re doing it
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