Research shows children suffering speech problems catch up faster through early and targeted intervention
14 November 2020
The UC study, led by Director of the Child Well-being Research Institute Professor Gail Gillon, is part of the Better Start Literacy project, which aims to both boost vocabulary and help children distinguish the individual sounds within words (phonemes).
The results of the study showed it was "not inevitable" that a speech problem would become a reading problem, and that even a short period of intensive intervention could make a major difference.
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