May is Speech and Hearing Month! Did you know...
(facts taken from: https://www.acslpa.ca/
- A child’s vocabulary upon entering school is a prime predictor of school success or failure.
- Watching TV does not improve a child’s vocabulary or communication skills; there is no substitute for conversation when it comes to learning to talk.
- Early language abilities are directly related to later reading abilities.
- It is projected that the number of adults with low-literacy skills in Canada will increase from 12.4 million in 2006 to 15 million by 2031
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