What to do while you wait
While you wait for First Words services there are many things you can do on your own to make sure your child is on pace to talk by 2 and beyond!
Remember: Children need to hear language in order to use it. Talk and interact with a child, all throughout the day, every day, to help build a child’s vocabulary.
- Check out the info on our website! Find useful strategies to help build your child’s language, everything you need to know about bilingualism, stuttering and much more!
- Take part in community programs! Many free early years programs focusing on early learning and social development are offered in Ottawa and can help develop a child’s language.