In this BBC article it suggest that recent evidence shows poor speech development can have long-term effects on learning.
There is growing evidence that the past year of lockdowns has had an impact on young children's language skills, according to research. Data from 50,000 pupils and a survey of schools across England have shown an increased number of four- and five-year-olds needing help with language.
Within our Level 3 Award for Educators in the Canine and Feline sector we have included how students barrier can be identified and supported.
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