A screener is a swift inexpensive way check speech and language developmental milestones.
This can usually be done in 30 minutes through play to stimulate your child to say specific sounds and words.
A screener checks a number of speech and language skills including:
- speech sounds
- language use
- social skills
- pre-literacy skills
The outcome will help you gain clarity so that:
- you can be reassured that this is typical at this stage of development
- you know how to watch and monitor development at home
- you have a few tips and strategies to try in the meantime
- you know if your child needs a formal assessment.
We can provide top-tips handouts, advise how to monitor communication skills or book immediate assessments and therapy blocks if necessary.