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Season Two begins Today - Conversations with KIDCARECANADA

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 11:45 -- elizabeth

Today is the start of Season Two: “Conversations with KIDCARECANADA.”

Registered Speech and Language Pathologist, Caitlin Bittman, is featured in the first episode - called “Gift of the Gab”

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Caitlan has written a follow-up article that you’ll want to read including great information about what can all parents do to support Healthy Language Development, when to seek out a referral to a speech-language pathologist, and much more.

Here’s a quote :
“Be present, not perfect. A friend once told me (while I was being distracted by my phone and social media at a restaurant), “Being present these days is 95% putting down your phone”. These words have really stuck with me! Technology is around us all day, distracting us, and luring our focus away from quality face-to-face conversation interactions.  Frequent, quality parent-child interactions are critical to developing good communicators that are ready to learn at school.  Step Away From The Screen :) and help children connect with people and learn about the world.“


Here's the full article:

Gift of the Gab Follow-Up



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