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TALK Derby is a Government-funded project to help local children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to succeed in life.

Whether as parents, carers or professionals working with children, or as potential employers, we all have a role to play and a contribution to make. Watch our special films of Derby children talking to adults.

Follow the links below to find out what TALK Derby has to offer you:

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Our children's futures are in our hands – let’s TALK Derby!

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2 hours ago

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Did you know? πŸ’­

A baby’s brain development is at its highest for language within the first year of their life.

Find out more about brain development with Talk with me Baby:
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Did you know? πŸ’­

A baby’s brain development is at its highest for language within the first year of their life.

Find out more about brain development with Talk with me Baby:
πŸ‘‰ http://bit.ly/2Io1qBt

1 day ago

TALKDerby

Your pledges mean that you commit to talking more to the children in your life.

Join Derby City Council's Councillor Danielle Lind in supporting our project.

Pledge your support below:
πŸ‘‰ talkderby.org.uk/pledge/
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Your pledges mean that you commit to talking more to the children in your life.

Join Derby City Councils Councillor Danielle Lind in supporting our project.

Pledge your support below:
πŸ‘‰ https://talkderby.org.uk/pledge/

2 days ago

TALKDerby

Before babies can have a conversation, they learn by copying those around them.

Copy the noises they make as well, to get them used to the back and forth pattern of conversations.

Check out this video from Tiny Happy People to find out more about how babies learn through copying:
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Before babies can have a conversation, they learn by copying those around them.

Copy the noises they make as well, to get them used to the back and forth pattern of conversations.

Check out this video from Tiny Happy People to find out more about how babies learn through copying:
πŸ‘‰ https://bbc.in/30FN1a4
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We run fantastic training for early years staff, teachers and childminders in Derby City and it’s free! 😲

View the courses and apply here:
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#EYFS @EY_Matters @DerbyCC @SmartTalkers @BetterCommCIC @ElklanTraining @DTSADerby @PTDerbyshire @hempsalls https://t.co/uo2YMiZYzC

Copying is an important process for babies when learning communication skills.

Copy the noises they make to get them used to the back and forth nature of conversations.

Find out more about how babies learn through copying:
πŸ‘‰ https://t.co/8DR3ptFVBu

#EYFS #Derby @DerbyOppArea

Talking is about more than the words we speak.

It includes non-verbal communication, listening skills, understanding and much more.

@Afasic further explains what we mean by talking:
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@DerbyEarlyYears @DTSADerby @DerbyCC @peartreeinfants @PTDerbyshire

We visited @DSSNursery last week!

They have some fantastic facilities for their children and they're even making their own library, to which all donations are welcome.

Here's their TALK Derby champion, Natalie, with Janet and Kate.

#Derby #EYFS #SLCN @DerbyEarlyYears @DerbyCC

Top tip! πŸ™Œ

Give your child options and choices between things.

This will help them to develop key conversation and communication skills.

Get more tips:
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#EYFS #Derby @DerbyCC @DerbyEarlyYears @ChaddesdenWatch @DCCTOfficial @peartreeinfants

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