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Oct 3, 2017

Communication: Building a Solid Foundation for School Success

Parents and caregivers have many questions about how to best prepare their young child for school success. Knowing that children who have communication delays are at greater risk for future reading and writing difficulties, it’s wise to consider what we can do now to build a solid foundation for future learning. While many promote flashcards, workbooks, and educational computer games as the answer to school readiness, longstanding child development research provides a different solution – communication.
Aug 23, 2017

Oh, the many ways to play!

The word 'play' can bring up the image of a large variety of activities. Each stage of playing, learning and discovering has a purpose in a child's development. It's important to be aware that there are different ways to "play" and have a basic understanding of where your child is at in their development.
Apr 18, 2017

Household Chores to Enhance Development - The Parish School Blog

Learn how involving your child in daily jobs like household and yard chores boost their development.
Mar 6, 2017

Making Everyday Experiences Language Rich - The Parish School Blog

Read this blog article for tips on how to use everyday experiences as opportunities to improve your child's language and communication skills.