Our initial findings show that after Early Talk Boost, children make statistically significant progress in their early language. On average they make 6 months progress after a nine-week intervention helping them to catch up with other children their age. This is twice the amount of progress of children not having the intervention.
The training will give participants the skills and knowledge to understand the rationale behind Early Talk Boost, identify appropriate children, measure their progress and deliver intervention successfully.
Who Early Talk Boost Intervention is aimed at:
The Early Talk Boost intervention is designed for children aged 3 - 4 with language delay, typically those who have:
• Difficulty listening /paying attention
• Poor vocabulary
• Difficulty understanding language
• Difficulty organising and using language
• Immature sentences
• Difficulty explaining and describing
• Difficulty taking turns
How the group intervention is delivered:
The intervention is delivered 3 times per week during circle/story time by a trained early years practitioner to a group of up to 8 children over a 9-week period. The intervention is supported by an initial training package and includes an Early Talk Boost Tracker to help identify appropriate children for the intervention and to measure their progress. The intervention also includes a workshop for parent/carers to enable them to develop children's communication and language skills at home.
• Training Day
• Early Talk Boost Intervention Pack (Intervention Manual, Parent Training, Tracker Tool, Toolkit and 10 x 9 Jake and Tizzy story books)
Please note, you will need to purchase the Early Talk Boost Bundle from ICAN and attendees need to bring the resources with them to the training. See details below:
Resources: Early Talk Boost Bundle is £500 (per setting) and includes:
Early Talk Boost Intervention Pack (Intervention Manual, Parent Training, Tracker Tool, Toolkit and 10 x 9 Jake and Tizzy story books)
Purchase resources directly from ICAN on 020 7843 2515 or https://ican.org.uk/shop/talk-boost-ks2-intervention-pack/ Email for general enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note - if you already have the Early Talk Boost resource bundle in your setting, purchasing another pack is not necessary.