Parent Training

Parent Training

Workshops for Parents at EarlyEd

EarlyEd offers a variety of parent training programs across a range of topics. The group based training allows parents to benefit from shared learning and the experience of others in a supportive environment. Group training is run in conjunction with individual sessions that are tailored to meet the specific needs of your family. Whether it is the world renowned Hanen® speech programs, learning to sign, dealing with issues of behaviour or toilet training, EarlyEd’s parent training programs are ready to help you and your family. Learn more below.

HANEN® speech programs for parents at EarlyEd programs

EarlyEd delivers Hanen® intensive, individualised speech pathology programs for parents. If your child is experiencing speech delays or communication difficulties, our programs provide practical strategies for addressing your child’s specific needs and building their language skills naturally during everyday routines and activities. Delivered through a mix of group training sessions and individual sessions, the programs are tailored to the individual needs of your child and family.

EarlyEd offers 12 week intensive Hanen® specialised speech language programs in three areas:

More Than Words®

EarlyEd offers More Than Words® the Hanen Program® for parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Social Communication Difficulties.

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It Takes Two To Talk®

EarlyEd offers It Takes Two to Talk® the Hanen Program® for parents of children with language delays.



TalkAbility is an intensive Parent Training Program for Young Children (aged 3-8) with Autism Spectrum Disorder or a Social- Communication Difficulty.

Join A Hanen® Orientation Session To Learn More

EarlyEd runs Hanen® Orientation sessions regularly throughout the year to introduce you to the programs and help you work out how your child and family will benefit. Take a look at our events page for upcoming sessions. Alternatively, sign-up to our newsletter to be alerted about upcoming sessions.

Additional Parent Training Programs

Research shows that parents play an important and influential role in their child’s early intervention.  We run various parent training programs throughout the year designed to provide you with practical strategies to use at home so that your child can continue to benefit in their everyday life. Learn more about the programs offered at EarlyEd:

Key Word Sign workshops

Key Word Sign

EarlyEd offers Key Word Sign training, the combination of manual signs and natural gesture used to support communication.

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Stepping Stones Triple P

EarlyEd offers Stepping Stones Triple P, the world renowned parenting program specially designed for parents of a child with disability.

toilet training

Toilet Training

Toileting is a challenging milestone for children and parents alike. EarlyEd offers assistance for families in mastering this routine.