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Find out the ways to develop good language & communications skills in kids


The first 3 years of your child’s life are the most intensive ones with regards to acquisition of speech and language skills. So undertaking activities to develop language and communication skills during this time will prove very beneficial for your child’s development. It is during this time period when the brain undergoes development and maturation. Your toddlers’ language and communication skills develop at their best when you provide them with an environment that is rich in sounds, sights, and consistent exposure to speech and language of others.1

Here are a few tips to encourage the development of good language and communications skills in kids:

  1. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD). Speech and Language Developmental Milestones. Available from: https://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/speech-and-languageAccessed on: June 15, 2017.
  2. NHS. Speech and language therapy advice. Available from: http://www.gwh.nhs.uk/media/169677/2_years_understanding.pdfAccessed on: June 15, 2017.
  3. Talking: toddlers. Available from: http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/toddler_talking_play_ideas.htmlAccessed on: June 14, 2017.