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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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Was That Intentional? Helping Young Children with Communication Delays Send Purposeful Messages

A big developmental step happens when young children learn to send messages intentionally – that is, when they learn to communicate directly to someone to achieve a specific goal. Find out what parents of children with communication delays can do encourage their child’s intentional communication.

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Bridging the Gap Between the Home and Classroom

At a private preschool in Needham, MA, a group of educators have been using the Hanen guidebooks ABC and Beyond™ and I’m Ready!™ to connect the home and the classroom in new and powerful ways...


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