Communication & Language Development
Communication skills are vital to the overall development of infants and toddlers. In this course you will learn about communication milestones and what to do if you have concerns about a child’s development. You will also learn strategies to maintain effective communication with families and how to create a communication and language-rich environment.
Communication: An Introduction
This lesson provides an introduction to communication for infants and toddlers. A key learning point is the importance of communication skills for infants’ and toddlers’ overall development and learning.
Communication: Infants and Toddlers
This lesson will help you understand how infants and toddlers develop communication skills. You will learn about communication milestones and what to do if you are concerned about a child’s development.
This lesson highlights the importance of establishing and maintaining communication and relationships with families, and provides recommendations about ways to effectively communicate with families of infants and toddlers in your care.
Supporting the Communication of Infants and Toddlers: Environments and Experiences
It is important to provide a variety of experiences to support infants' and toddlers' communication and language skills. This lesson describes how you can create language- and communication-rich environments, including engaging interactions and experiences.