Earlier this week it was Tigerboy's two year assessment. The local health visitor service had sent out a horribly American (diapers??) questionnaire for me to complete and take back, and I'd followed him around for a couple of days, looking for evidence of wearing boxes as hats, jumping with both … [Read more...] about Development assessment and alphabet soup.
As I blogged last week, Tigerboy is a mostly silent child. After listening to what everyone had to say about his communication, I decided I would pop in to see the health visitors, who hold a handy drop in session in our local library. They weren't very busy - there was one little boy ahead of us … [Read more...] about Early intervention anyone?
Tigerboy is 2 next month. According to developmental guidelines on the NHS site: Puts at least two words together Your child will know a range of single words and talk in short sentences. By the age of two a child will be able to say a range of single words and many children will be talking in short … [Read more...] about A silent child.
Speech Language Pathologists - Hanen Programs on Language Development and Delay Anyone come across this? Just had the speech therapist on the phone, following up to check that the stuff she put in the post on Makaton had got here, apologising for being here so long the other day (!) and asking if … [Read more...] about Speech Language Pathologists – Hanen Programs on Language Development and Delay