Our TalkiPlay for Education professional development program aims to strengthen the capabilities of early childhood educators and improve communication outcomes for children through:
Supporting educators to identify and set communication goals
Utilising play-based approaches for strengthening communication
Incorporating everyday environments into communication practise
Including families in discussions about communication
How does TalkiPlay help educators?
Whether using our specially designed Speech & Language program for a specific individual or giving every child in your centre a language boost, TalkiPlay works effectively to build their speech and language skills - providing a new way for children to explore, play & learn off-screen.
Simply plug, pair, and play.
Great for solo play or in team activities.
TalkiPlay is ideal for children with language delay, autism, or social anxieties.
Learning is moderated by educators using the companion app.
Our research-supported language program
improves language development for vulnerable learners aged 3-5 years who have speech delay, ASD, ADHD, DLD & English as a second language.
Talkiplay's approach to learning is based on kid's interests, with fun language games incorporating colours, dinosaurs, planets, vehicles, ABC phonics, songs & counting. Chinese (Mandarin) versions are also coming soon.
TalkiPlayers are perfect for little hands
Designed by occupational therapists, they are also rechargeable, non-toxic, bit-proof, child-safe, easy to wipe and clean and simply controlled with our app.
Peer to peer communication
is improved with our fun TalkiPlayer and game packs, which also help to build social skills and friendships.
We're here to help
with creative programs and award-winning technology that requires only limited training for educators, no onerous language program admin and delivers endless fun for kids.
Educator products are available for Early Learning Centres. We recommend four resources kits for a class size of 20 students.
TalkiPlay for Educators is a comprehensive program delivered in 2023.
It is suitable for early childhood educators’ professional development, delivering four 60-minute live online training sessions and a six-part online modular training schedule comprising five 18-minute videos designed to build educators’ capabilities.
The program incorporates training, role modelling and professional discussions to generate improved child-led activities for communication and language development.
Educator professional development program Includes:
- Live online training sessions on speech & language development skills in an early learning setting
- Demonstrations of TalkiPlay in action
- How to create learning groups
- Why and when to select learning games
- Using additional expressive language
- Benefits of child-interest-led learning, and
- Understanding inclusion for children with differing language abilities & its impact it has on social communication skills.
Incorporating techniques to discover children’s interests (observation, verbal and non-verbal language, discussions with families); insights into language; communication delay for preschool children and the impact of language delay on school readiness; specific approaches to identify and set language goals; and reflective practice following implementation of the interventional games.