ICAN Early Language Development Programme (ELDP)
BHT Early Education and Training's ICAN Early Language Development Programme (ELDP) is designed to improve early speech, language and communication development amongst 0-5s (primarily focusing on 0-2 year olds). The programme has been built on learning from previous early year’s speech, language and communication development programmes, including Every Child a Talker (ECaT) and Early Talk 0-3.
This is a 3 part course, delivered by our ICAN licensed Tutor over 2 full days and is recommended for Early Years Practitioners working with children 0-3 years.
The Aim of this course is for participants to be able to :
Describe the development of speech, language and communication skills in children under 3 years
Consider how babies and toddlers learn
Understand the processes of preverbal and early verbal development
Identify stages of play development and its links to language acquisition
Identify risk factors that impact on the development of communication
Understand the role practitioners play in supporting speech, language and communication development in children aged 0-3 years
Gather information regarding any difficulties alongside knowledge of when and where to refer
Gain ideas for activities that can develop language and play in an everyday play environment
Understand the importance of parental support for the development of speech, language and communication
Understand the importance of working in partnership with parents of children with speech, language and communication needs
Please contact us for cost details.