What’s been in the news just lately?

  • Nuffield-funded research from the University of Newcastle shows parents and carers who regularly read with small children are giving them a language advantage of eight months. Led by James Law, Professor of Speech and Language Sciences:

While we already knew reading with young children is beneficial to their development and later academic performance, the eight month advantage this review identified was striking. Eight months is a big difference in language skills when you are looking at children aged under five.

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