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A fact sheet listing observations that indicate a child is experiencing difficulties with oral news telling and narrative retelling which may constitute a potential referral to a Speech Pathologist.

When asking a child questions it’s important to support and teach them what the question
means and how you want them to answer it. If a child has difficulty understanding a question:

  1. Repeat the question using visual cues to support (eg: pictures and gestures)
  2. Rephrase the question or ask it in a different way
  3. Give two alternative for the child to choose between
  4. Model the correct answer

Download this 4 page factsheet below.

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    Speech and Language Development Milestones Posters and Sheets – 6 years old

    This milestone poster/sheet details the speech and language developmental milestones for 6 year olds.

    Designed by speech and language pathologists, the speech and language milestone sheets provide a list of typical milestones that should be attained by specific ages.

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    Oral Language Concept Development – Ages 2 – 6

    A milestone and information sheet which outlines the timeline for developing oral language concepts in children aged 2 to 6 years.

    A downloadable poster covering the oral language developmental stages from aged 2 through to age 6. See our Copyright Terms of Use at https://pld-literacy.org/help-pages/copyright-policy/.

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    Language Literacy Link

    A information sheet explaining the importance of targeting BOTH language based literacy (or oral language skills) and print based literacy skills (i.e. alphabetic, phonic, spelling and decoding ability) for the development of interpretative reading and writing skills.

    Too often parents and educators associate early literacy success with alphabetic and sight word knowledge. A little later on in a child’s development literacy is

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    PLD’s 2020 Whole School Literacy Plan

    The document outlines how to implement PLD’s literacy, Movement and Motor and Oral Language resources during the Early Years, Foundation, Year 1 & 2 and across Years 3 to 6. Each page provides suggested time frames and implementation recommendations.

    The purpose of this document is to provide an implementation outline to assist schools in scheduling the PLD programs within a broad school-based strategy. When


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