Monthly Message: Language and Communication What does school readiness in Kentucky look like?
How can families help their child become ready?
Language & Communication markers of Kindergarten readiness.
Where can I find more resources about child development?
Help your child understand the world around them ... one piece at a time
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Monthly Message: Language and Communication
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