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Lockdowns hurt child speech and language skills - report

Mis à jour : 8 Jui 2021

BBC, 27.04.21

There is growing evidence that the past year of lockdowns has had an impact on young children's language skills, according to research.

Data from 50,000 pupils and a survey of schools across England have shown an increased number of four- and five-year-olds needing help with language.

Evidence shows poor speech development can have long-term effects on learning. Read more...