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CLIP 7167

Parents' Speech Hope for Toddler

Parents' Speech Hope for Toddler

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Key Info
  • Parents' Speech Hope for Toddler
  • Duration: 02:00
  • Erin McDonald is two and a half years old. Born 15 weeks prematurely, she needed a tracheotomy to help her breathe. After countless operations, it is hoped that Erin's damaged windpipe will finally be repaired. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 17 April 2009. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Society Health and Development


    Children and Young People

  • Keywords: Tracheotomy, breathing difficulties, premature, windpipe, support, care, speech
Ideas for use in class
  • Activities around the support needs of Erin and her family. Exploration of Erin's condition and the remedial that is being taken. The role of professionals in Erin's care.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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