The Importance of Speech, Language and Communication Development



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The importance of speech, language and communication development

Links with dyslexia

By Julia Hewerdine



There is a link between speech and language difficulties and dyslexia.

Children who come to the task of reading with well-specified phonological representations are well-placed to establish links between the letters of printed words and the sounds of spoken words. Children who find it difficult to hear the sounds in words find it difficult to acquire literacy skills.


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