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Talking About Talking

Updated: Feb 10, 2023

Free Online Information Session

Speech and Language Development from 2 to 5 years

The Australian International School Bangkok, in conjunction with Australian Therapy Services Asia, is pleased to present a series of online talks on speech and language development in young children. The talks will be of interest to parents of children 2 to 5 years old.

The Presenter:

The presenter is Lorelle Evans, from Australian Therapy Services Asia. Lorelle is a speech pathologist with over 20 years' experience in working with children. She provides telehealth support for children with difficulties in speech and language in international schools in Thailand.

The Content:

The series of four talks, delivered online via Zoom, will be held over a four - week period in March; they will cover communication development in children from 2 to 5 five years. The talks will help to inform parents and carers on that to expect from young children as they begin to talk and how to support their communication development at home. The talks are specifically designed for parents of children attending, or about to attend, international schools in Thailand.

Session Structure

Each session will include a 30-minute presentation, with reference handouts provided, followed by a 15-minute question and answer time. Parents are encouraged to attend all 4 sessions.

Dates and Topics:

Each session will be held at 9.30am to 10.15am Bangkok Time:

Tuesday 7th March: Language Development - listening, understanding, talking, vocabulary & grammar

Tuesday 14th March: Speech Sound Development - production of clear sounds using the tongue & lips

Tuesday 21st March: Bilingual Language Development - what to expect and how to best support the child

Tuesday 28th March: Reading and Play - how to make the most of everyday book reading and play.

Link to register:

Registration is free and is open to all parents in Bangkok. Lorelle has kindly donated her time to facilitate these sessions.

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