This class is designed for parents who are interested in gaining information and insight into their child's current or future communication and language development.
The instructor will review general child language milestones and suggest activities to encourage verbal communication from your child in a variety of environments.
Classes are intended for parents with children up to 3 years old. They will be conducted in a presentation format with video modeling and individual assistance from the instructor when needed during specific activities.
- Developmental communication milestones
- Jump starting verbal and gestural communication
- How to spot communication delays
- Fun and exciting ideas to use for home practice
- Expanding communication
- Playtime strategies to increase language skills
- Interactive video examples
- The do’s and don’ts of bottles, sippy cups and more
If this class is full, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, and asked to be placed on our waitlist.
If you need to cancel your registration for this event,
please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
Free parking is available in the large lots surrounding the building.
The class fee of $5 is good for one adult. If you would like to bring another adult with you to the class, please add a guest to your registration (additional $5). All registrants should plan to attend the class.
Physicians may attend for a discounted rate. Please call 1-800-82-SHARP for details and to register.
If you registered using the City of San Diego employee discount, please remember to bring your employee identification badge with you to class.
Mira Mesa: Courtney Aivati, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech pathologist with Sharp Rees-Stealy.
Otay Ranch: Rhian Hardee, MA, CCC-SLP, is a speech pathologist with Sharp Rees-Stealy.
Please check in at the front desk of the Pediatric Rehabilitation Department and the class presenter will meet you in the lobby.
This class is for caregivers/parents only. Please do not bring children with you to the class.
You should also bring a notepad and something to write with. You will be given handouts to take home during the class.