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high school maths, quantative linguistics

Understanding and producing words with high-school maths

Professor R. Harald Baayen, Quantitative Linguistics, University of Tübingen, explains how we can understand and produce words with high-school maths.
language and mental health, DLD

What is the genetic link between children’s language and mental health?

A new study suggests there may be genetic explanations for why some children with poor language also have poor mental health.
language and communication needs

More action required to support young people with speech, language and communication needs

Leading organisations have come together to urge the Government to do more to improve support for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
communication needs, empowering parents

Children with speech and language communication needs

Bob Reitemeier, Chief Executive of I CAN argues that empowering parents changes the conversation for children with speech and language communication needs.
research on newborn babies,

Research on newborn babies shows inbuilt ability to pick out words

A research study of newborn babies has revealed that humans are born with the innate skills needed to pick out words from a language.
Child Language Doctoral Program

Teaching grammar to children with Specific Language Impairment

Teaching children with Specific Language Impairment can be challenging. Professor Mabel Rice of the University of Kansas discusses some details
Specific Language Impairment (SLI)

Detecting Specific Language Impairment (SLI) in children

Mabel L Rice analyses the cause of Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and the need to identify it early on in children to provide a solution.
language skills

Mind the word gap: The difference in poor children’s language skills

Mary Hartshorne, Head of Evidence at I CAN explains the difference in poor children’s language skills when it comes to closing the word gap
baby learning

Boom in baby learning means future looks bright 

The early years of a child’s life are some of the most important when it comes to their development, and new research has revealed that parents are more proactive with baby learning than ever before
Maternal education

Maternal education and Specific Language Impairment in children: Not a robust relationship

It has long been held that a mother’s education is a key factor in the development of their child’s language. However, the link may not be as strong as previously thought, writes Mabel L Rice

Speech, language and communication: Forgotten skills?

Mary Hartshorne asks if speech, language and communication are forgotten skills and gives a compelling response to this intriguing thought
early years education

Multimillion investment in early years education

Education Secretary sets his vision to support a child's early years education, in his first major speech on social mobility
Child Language Doctoral Program

Growing up with Specific Language Impairment

Growing up with Specific Language Impairment can impact a child's development in a number of ways. Professor Mabel Rice of the University of Kansas discusses the issues.
speech, language and communication needs

What next for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs?

Mary Hartshorne, I CAN’s Head of Evidence shares her thoughts on the report Bercow: Ten Years On and the next steps for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs
children and young people with SLCN

Bercow: Ten Years On: The experiences of children and young people with SLCN

I CAN detail how their new independent report presents a real and updated picture of the experiences of children and young people with SLCN and their families, ten years on from The Bercow Report
integrated britain

New government action to create stronger, more integrated Britain

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today (14 March) set out an ambitious long-term plan of action create a stronger, more integrated Britain

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