Developmental language disorder affects more than seven per cent of children, yet is not well known. If your child struggles in school, social interactions or reading, the underlying issue may be DLD.
Turning on the subtitles can have a range of benefits for children’s reading and language learning.
Playful activities that involve choice, active engagement and moments of delight are what children need this summer during the pandemic.
The fact that teachers in Uganda’s rural schools weren’t trained in the local language means they can’t teach children in their mother tongue and this leads to poor literacy acquisition.
Closing the reading achievement gap continues to be a pressing global challenge.
For learners in the early stages of reading, the best way to counteract the loss of literacy skills over the summer is not by forcing study but by boosting play that develops fine motor skills.