The Montreal Fluency Centre’s Preschool Social Language Group is an 8-week program which focuses on improving the children’s social communication skills in a fun and natural environment. A series of activities are centered around a new theme each week.
Group goals include:
Language and literacy development are closely related. Emergent Literacy is the first stage of literacy development and current research shows that it is very important in the development of reading. Successful beginning readers develop concepts about print at an early age, prior to entering school. This group focuses on all areas of Emergent Literacy, including:
The group will focus on improving the children’s communication skills in a fun and natural environment. There will be a series of activities centered around a new theme each day. Group goals will include:
Oral language: story telling/summarizing, following and giving directions, vocabulary expansion, describing a procedure
Social language: attention, listening, turn-taking, eye-contact, establishing and maintaining a topic, repairing communication breakdowns
As well, emphasis will be placed on initiating peer interactions, cooperating appropriately with others, and negotiating.
A weekly summary will be provided containing a summary of goals targeted as well as a home program to practice the skills. There will be time set aside at the end of each session for feedback and questions.
To register or get more information, please contact our intake coordinator at 514-489-4320 ext. 237 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Montreal Fluency Centre is a non profit clinic and offer bursaries for program fees.