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The Hanen Centre is a Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization committed to supporting parents, early childhood educators and speech-language pathologists in their efforts to promote the best possible language, social and literacy skills in young children.

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Pretend Play Should Be Fun, Not Work!

Pretend play skills are closely linked with the development of language, social and emotional skills. Children with autism may need extra help to learn to pretend, but just showing them how to do pretend play actions isn't enough. find out how to add that one critical ingredient your child needs to truly pretend – fun!

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Hanen Happenings!

Spotlight on Hanen Early Childhood Education Programs in Denmark

There's been a flurry of Hanen activity in Denmark in the last few years, and it's all thanks to the hard work of a small group of committed Hanen members. Take a look at what's been accomplished and how the Learning Language and Loving It and ABC and Beyond Programs are making a difference for countless children in the country.

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Tips for Parents 

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