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LATE TALKING TODDLERS: INFORMATION, ACTIVITIES, PROGRAMS & LANGUAGE BOOSTING IDEAS 

Activities & Ideas to help Late Talking Toddlers  

See our blogs below for information on late talking toddlers and language boosting ideas to help late talkers.  

Our blog series Let's FOCUS on Building Language Moments looks at quick and simple ideas to get Late Talkers to FOCUS  on Speech & Language while completing simple day to day routines and activities like brushing teeth or putting on Sunscreen).  Our blogs  Toys to get Toddlers Talking series looks at simple ideas to get late talking toddlers to FOCUS on Speech and Language while playing with Toys.  See all information blogs on late talkers and our series below.  

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LATE TALKER INFORMATION BLOGS 

Parent Reading Tips For All Big W Free Books
Big W Free Books  PLUS FREE Teaching & Talking Tips Download PrintablesBig W is giving away FREE Books for 12[...]
Non-Verbal Communication Development in Children: The power of the point
Non-Verbal Communication Development in Children: The power of the pointWho has been bossed around by the power of the point![...]
Why is my 2 year old not talking yet in sentences?
Why is my 2 year old not talking yet in sentences?2 year old not talking yet in sentences even though[...]
Toddler Activities: Encouraging Questions Through Play
Toddler Activities: Encouraging Questions Through Play FOCUS: Train sets Speech PathologistDr Sandra McMahon PhD Toddler Activities - encouraging questions through play.[...]
Red Flags for Receptive Language Delays in Toddlers
Red Flags for Receptive Language Delays in ToddlersAs we noted receptive language delays in toddlers are often missed until they[...]
What is Speech Intelligibility?
What is Speech IntelligibilityIntelligibility of speech is the percentage of speech that a listener can understand. If you can only[...]
Babble- Baby Babble Stages & Development
Baby Babble Stages & DevelopmentBaby babble is the first stage of speech development in infants prior to them developing first[...]
17 month old not Talking – late Talkers in the Toddler years
17 month old not talking – Late Talkers in the Toddler years.A 17 month old not talking would warrant attention.[...]
16 month old not talking What can I do?
16 month old not talking! What can I do?A 16 month old not talking at all should at least be[...]
15 month old not talking – A late Talker?
15 month old not talking – A late Talker?A 15 month old not talking may indeed suggest they are at[...]
Why is my Toddler not talking yet? What causes a Toddler to be a “Late Talker”?
Why is my Toddler not talking yet? What causes a Toddler to be a “Late Talker”Why is my Toddler not[...]
When do Children Start to Talk?
When do Children Start to Talk?The answer to the question when do Children start to talk can largely depend on[...]
22 month old not talking – Slow to Talk Toddlers
22 month old not talking – Slow to Talk ToddlersA 22 month old not talking or saying few words is[...]
20 month old not talking – Delayed Speech in Toddlers
20 month old not talking – Delayed Speech in ToddlersA 20 month old not talking at all can be the[...]
18 month old not talking – Toddler Slow to talk
18 month old not talking – Toddler Slow to talk18 month old not talking is it OK? Some toddlers are[...]
Toddler not talking! Wait and see or seek help?
Toddler not talking! Wait-and-see or seek help?Do you need to seek help for a toddler not talking or will they[...]
Everyday Moments to develop Toddler & Infant Speech & Language
Let's FOCUS on Building Language Moments Blog Series - Helping develop Toddler Speech & LanguageOur blog series Let's FOCUS on[...]
Early Intervention in Everyday Routines & Play Activities & Tips
Early Intervention in Everyday Routines & Play: Activities & Tips Quick Navigation Early Intervention in Everyday Routines: Video Blogs +[...]
Reading to Toddlers: Toddler Storytelling Tips
Reading To Toddlers Free Attention Skills Checklist  ADD TO CART Reading To Toddlers can be TrickyWhen some parents talk about[...]
Toddler Books, Educational books online, ebook
Toddler Books Toddlers books can be the key to unleashing your child’s learning and social potential. A recent study even showed[...]
Reading to babies: baby storytelling Tips
Reading to Babies! FREE IMITATION SKILLS CHECKLISTFREE ADD TO CART ​ Reading to babies is more about the INTERACTION you[...]
Baby Books Educational online books
Baby Books ​ Make baby books a “MUST have” item from birth. We often ensure our young babies have a[...]
Signs of Autism in Toddlers
Signs of Autism in Toddlers Signs of Autism in Toddlers can become more obvious to parents and professionals than they may[...]
Autism in Babies
Autism in BabiesIdentifying Autism in babies before the age of 2 years is often difficult to spot.​There is a reason[...]
Imaginative Play Why it’s an Important Milestone
Imaginative Play an Important Milestone  Our FOCUS today is putting the spotlight on Imaginative Play / Pretend Play ​Imaginative Play  –[...]
Learn Maths Vocabulary playing with Toys with these Toddler Games
Learning Maths Vocabulary while Playing Toddler Games with Sand Toys  __CONFIG_social_default__{"selected":["fb_share","g_share","t_share"],"href":"","type":"default","btn_type":"btn"}__CONFIG_social_default__ Focus: Sand Play Toys Speech Therapist      Dr Sandra[...]
Developing Toddlers Speech with Language Moments
Let's Talk​Sunscreen Building Language Moments Out & AboutHow can you help your Child's Talking Skills when you are out &[...]
Top Toys To Get Toddler’s Talking Vocabulary with Skittles
Top Toys To Get Toddler's Talking With Bonus Vocabulary Builder  Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 FREE VOCABULARY BUILDER ADD TO CART[...]
Building Language Moments At Home: Brushing Teeth
​Let's Talk​Teethbrushing [tcb-noscript]<img width="1" height="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=338977106439548&ev=PageView&noscript=1">[/tcb-noscript] Building Language Moments At Home Speech TherapistDr Sandra McMahon PhD Do you want[...]
Top Toys for Christmas 8 Sleeps to go
Let's Talk ​Tea Set Toys Focus: Tea Set Toys  Speech Therapist       Dr Sandra McMahon PhD ​“Tea for Two, and[...]
Toy Tips For Christmas 22 Sleeps to go
Toy Advent - Top Toys To Get Toddler's Talking With BONUS Talking Tips! Let's TalkWalkie Talkies   FOCUS: Walkie Talkies  Speech[...]
Do you know a child like this? Late Talking Toddlers
Late Talking Toddlers / Toddler Frustrations​Do you know a TODDLER that you could tick one or more of the following[...]
Top Toddler Talk Toys – Big Bubbles!
Top Toddler Talk Toys – Big Bubbles!Bubbles are like A magic potion -> THEY CAN instantly boost  toddler talking skills!Toddler Toys[...]
LATE TALKERS: WHEN TO WORRY.
When to Worry about a Late TalkerFrom the first cry, a baby begins to communicate! The ability to “speak” to[...]
Late Talker Series: “Making Friends” and coping with “bullying” such as biting can be hard when you are a late talker.  
Talking skills are essential to interacting with peers. Children that are early talkers not only develop strong language abilities, they[...]
Late Talker Series: “My Husband was late to talk and he found it hard at school – Does it mean my child will have the same problems?”
“My Husband was late to talk and he found it hard at school – Does it mean my child will[...]
SPEECHNET RECOMMENDED TOP TOYS FOR LEARNING SERIES
SPEECHNET RECOMMENDED TOP TOYS FOR LEARNING SERIES: You love playing with toys with your child but sometimes you wonder if[...]
“My child is a late talker, I’m afraid she won’t get the education and opportunities she needs to reach her potential”: Late Talker Series
“I know he is only 3 years old but we have the first school interview this year!”: “I know they[...]
Late Talker Series: What is a late talker?
"He's already two years old........I just want him to say Mummy" Speech Therapist      Dr Sandra McMahon PhD This is[...]

5 ways you can help late talking toddlers talk effectively


1. FOCUS on Toddler Talk: Parents/ Carers/ educators of under 3 year old Toddlers can access techniques that can be embedded in every day interactions and play.

2.Observations by parents /carers/ educators with easy ways to observe and monitor development so that input offered by parents are at the level that will optimise each child's communication development journey. By working out what skills are strong and which ones can be boosted,  parents can vary their input accelerating the child's communication abilities and therefore learning potential.

3. Communicate with others - Show Toddlers new ways of trying to communicate with others so that they feel heard and their attempts to communicate are rewarded by getting their needs met.

4. Understanding - comes before speaking - boosting comprehension of ideas plus helping the toddler to see that gestures and speech helps to reduce their frustration.

5. Speech - by breaking down the steps of learning to communicate into small achievable steps effective communication systems can be developed. Strengthening foundation skills can lead to improved Spoken language.

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WHAT WOULD BE CONSIDERED A LATE TALKER?

By 2 years of age children are typically saying around 200 words. ​

Slow to talk or Late Talkers would be considered a 24 month old saying less than 50 words and/ OR not putting 2-words together to make little sentences (e..g, go car).

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FOCUS On Toddler Talk! Has 4 Individual Steps

4 Comprehensive Steps that help you build a strong Speech & Language Foundation.
Each Step Includes...
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A Crucial FOCUS In Speech development.

Movie Tutorials available 24/7 

FOCUS on essential pre-speech skills needed to boost early speech development and prevent your child becoming a late talker. Let Dr Sandra McMahon explain through video tutorials each steps FOCUS so you have a clear understanding of the goals and purpose of each step and the activities.

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Observation Checklists

Online Checklists 

​Get to know your child's personal development each step of the way with easy to use online checklists with automatic results.

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Communication FOCUS

Activities that FOCUS On

Communication Skills 

​FOCUS on activities that highlight important social aspects of learning to talk and learn. Build and strengthen social and emotional skills.

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Understanding FOCUS

Activities that FOCUS On

Understanding Skills  

FOCUS on activities that highlight the importance of understanding language. Understanding comes before talking.

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Speech FOCUS

Activities that FOCUS On

Speech & Articulation

FOCUS on activities that assist your toddler to say the building blocks of words - speech sounds improving speech clarity.

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Customised FOCUS

Foundation, Main &

Advanced Levels 

3 Levels: FOCUS on your child's needs. At each step the games and activity instructions are customised to each level. Move through the levels of each step as needed.

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Maintaining Skills

At Home, Mealtime, Bedtime,

While Travelling and Out & About 

Everyday routine activities specific to each steps FOCUS. Easy ways to keep the FOCUS of the step in your busy schedule.

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Sharing Skills

Activities to share. 

Specific activities to share with family, friends, playgroups or childcare providers.

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