Stepping Stones

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Stepping Stones Play & Learn Group

Participants:

4 children accompanied by their parent / carer

Age Profile:

1 & 2 years old

Couse Duration:

Bi-Monthly sessions during school term time, with an individual review appointment offered following an 8 – 10-week break

Facilitated by:

Two Speech & Language Therapists

Aim:

To focus on practical strategies for supporting early interaction skills together with early speech and language skills

What to Expect:

This group focuses on practical strategies for supporting early interaction skills and early speech and language skills during play time and throughout the day with your child.

Each week we introduce a core communication strategy, and parents will have the chance to put it into practice with the support of our Speech and Language Therapists.

We also have a circle time, using song based activities aimed at supporting attention and listening, early speech sound development, turn taking and language skills.

Outcomes:

Parents taught core strategies for supporting:

  • Early attention and listening skills
  • Interaction skills
  • First words/signs and sounds
  • Improved early attention & listening skills
  • Production of early speech sounds
  • Use first words and/or Lámh signs

Cost: €15 per 45 minute session

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