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Speech & Language

Higher Level Language

Create and encourage opportunities to talk without making your child feel under pressure. Mealtimes can be a good time for this. 

Remember to give everyone an equal chance to talk about their day. This helps develop listening and waiting skills too.

If there are words and phrases they find difficult to understand, explain them or look together in a dictionary for the meaning.

Showing that you are interested by making time to listen is important for encouraging these skills to develop. 


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Abstract Thinking - What could they be saying

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Who can Help?

You can contact the Norfolk & Waveney Speech & Language Therapy Service by calling Just One Number on 0300 300 0123. Our opening hours are 8am-6pm Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays) and 9am-1pm on Saturdays.

You can speak to other Norfolk parents and carers by clicking our online community forum below. 

 

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