February 2, 2017

Children that have speech sound deficits or delayed language skills are often at risk for later reading and spelling difficulties.

Research tells us that early language deficits have a strong link to later difficulty in reading. Many of the skills that we need for readi...

August 3, 2016

Leap will be running a group to help kids get prepared for School. This group is aimed at children who may need additional support and practise of skills necessary for a successful start to Kindergarten.

Get in contact with our staff at Leap if you would be i...

July 8, 2016

Phonological Awareness is the ability to consciously ‘tune into’ and manipulate sounds within spoken language. Good phonological Awareness skills will set children up for a greater chance of literacy success.

Phonological Awareness skills include being able to ‘tune int...

May 31, 2016

Our Speech Pathologists are passionate about language stimulation and building good foundations for literacy learning. One fantastic way to encourage these skills in children is through reading books. However, parents are often unsure what to do with books other than j...

February 16, 2016

Sometimes it helps to have a handy checklist of developmental milestones nearby. The Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists at Leap Therapy Group have produced some posters for parents to refer to for their child's development.

 

Development is always described...

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