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“We all know that early intervention is best, so from now on I’ll recommend music training to parents and caretakers as a way to jump start an attention to language for all young children,” writes speech-language pathologist, Kathy Puckett, this month in her column, “Time to Talk: Supporting Children’s Language Skills.” — “The big news is that hearing well is very important throughout our lives and there is a pleasurable, fun and researched way to exercise our hearing and auditory brain at any age.” Read on…
Category: Contributing Writer, Kathy Puckett Tags: language development, music, Music Lessons, Playing Music
When kids stay active in the winter they are excited to talk about their many fun experiences. This month in “Time to Talk: Supporting Children’s Language Skills,” Kathy shares the importance of staying active and engaging in conversation with your children as ways to encourage language development when the temps drop and the snow falls…
Category: Contributing Writer, Kathy Puckett Tags: language development, vocabulary