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Do you feel you have sufficient knowledge of speech development? Presented by a qualified Speech Language Pathologist, you will gain an understanding of speech development in the under 5-year-old group as well as some of the more common speech delays and disorders that educators may come across in their work with children.

Topics include:
- sound development in children
- what to expect and when
- Common causes of speech delays and problems
- How to model speech for children

The Australian Teaching Standards

Completing Speak Easy: Speech development for under 5s will contribute one hour of PD (NSW – NESA Elective PD) addressing:

Professional Knowledge
APTS 1: Know children and how they learn
Focus area 1.6: Strategies to support full participation of children with disability

Professional Practice
APTS 3: Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
Focus area 3.5: Use effective communication

Professional Engagement
APTS 6: Engage in professional learning
Focus area 6.2: Engage in professional learning and improve practice

The webinar also links to:

The Early Years Learning Framework
EYLF Practices
Adopting holistic approaches
Responsiveness to children
Intentional teaching

EYLF Learning Outcomes
Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators

The National Quality Standard
QA1: Educational program and practice

For information regarding teacher registration and accreditation, contact the teacher registration board in your state.