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Victoria has long waiting lists for speech therapy services for young children. Let's Learn Language targeted the 20% of toddlers with few or no spoken words at 18 months of age. It trialled a parent language promotion program, based on the Hanen programYou Make the DifferenceTM.
Let's Learn Language aimed to:
The trial followed on from a successful pilot study in 2006. It took place in the three Melbourne local government areas of Banyule, Kingston and Frankston.
Phone: 03 9345 5934
Professor Melissa Wake
Sheehan J, Girolametto L, Reilly S, Ukoumunne O, Price A, Gold L, Weitzman E, Wake M. Feasibility of a language promotion program for toddlers at risk. Early Childhood Services 2009; 3(1): 33-50
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.