As May is coming to an end, so too is Speech and Hearing Month.
Speech & Hearing BC is holding a contest with a chance to win a gift card worth $150 to a local bookstore for your family and a $500 gift card for your school or community library! All you have to do is take a picture of yourself reading with your child. Click here for more details on how to enter.
Reading with your your child can support the development of many speech and language skills. Visit our Everyday Activities section to see how you can incorporate speech and language goals into your daily routines.
Many students will have questions about returning to school in June as schools open in Burnaby, like schools in the rest of BC. Here is a social story about Returning-To-School-During-COVID-19 from www.socialstories4kids.com and also saved here in our social stories section. There is also a social story about Staying Home from School saved here in our social stories section.
In the month of May, speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and other professionals working in the field raise awareness about communicative health. Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) aims to “highlight the importance of early detection and intervention in the treatment of communication disorders, and the role that our members and associates play in helping people to “Speak well. Hear well. Live well.””
Take a moment to reflect on how communication affects your life everyday.
If your child is under 11, SAC is holding their annual contests for a chance to win a $100 gift card. Visit the Kid’s Hub on the SAC website for more information.
This could be a great opportunity to target language goals. For example: Continue reading