Workshop: Early Language Development & Language Expansion in Preschoolers

Date: April 2, 2019

Start Time: 6:30 pm

End Time: 8:30 pm

Southington YMCA Early Learning Center
30 High Street

City: Southington

This free Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington workshop is appropriate for parents/guardians, childcare providers, teachers or anyone in the community interested in learning about language development and expansion.

The workshop overviews the typical patterns of language development in Preschool-Age children, including typical speech sound production and fluency concerns. Participants will learn how to expand and extend children’s utterances during a variety of hands-on activities incorporating age-appropriate classroom themes. Additional discussion about atypical language patterns and adaptations for children with special needs.

Presented by: Meredith L Bandish, M.A., CCC-SLP, founder of Communications Foundations, LLC.

Childcare providers will receive a certificate of attendance.

Free childcare is available for those who request it during registration.

Doors open for check-in at 6:00, the presentation starts at 6:30.

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Curious about your child’s speech and language development and what is appropriate? Check out the Speech page on the ECCS website.

This workshop is part of the ECCS’s Southington Community Well-Being Grant Initiative funded by the Bradley Henry Barnes & Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust at the Main Street Community Foundation.