Lockdowns Devastating For Child Development & Language Skills

A major survey has concluded that lockdowns are having a devastatingly negative impact on child development. Data from 50,000 pupils and a survey of schools across England, has revealed that an increased number of four- and five-year-olds need urgent help with their language skills.

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) research suggests that the lockdowns have deprived the youngest children of social contact and experiences essential for developing their vocabulary. According to the BBC:

Less or no contact with grandparents, social distancing, no play dates, and the wearing of face coverings in public have left children less exposed to conversations and everyday experiences.

Of 58 primary schools surveyed across England:

  • 76% said pupils starting school in September 2020 needed more support with communication than in previous years
  • 96% they were concerned about pupils’ speech-and-language development.

And 56% of parents were concerned about their child starting at school following the lockdown in the spring and summer.

Sally Miner, head teacher at Ryder Hayes school in Walsall told the BBC that problems with communication were “really limiting” for young children, particularly if they were unable to express themselves, interact with peers and make themselves understood.

“It’s absolutely key,” she said. “It’s all about a child’s self-esteem and confidence. She went on to say:

“All the research shows that if a child does have issues with language at that age, by adulthood they’re four times more likely to struggle with reading, three time more likely to have mental health issues, twice as likely to be unemployed and have social-mobility issues, so getting this right at such an early age is literally the key to children’s futures.”

Lockdowns are a crime against humanity. Lockdowns are a form of child abuse. If lockdowns are child abuse, the witch doctors and lying politicians responsible for them are child abusers, plain and simple. There must be a day of reckoning for them.





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Hermione Granger

Refuse it all, engrave a lawyer over the bio passports only way to go


It’s beyond vile, Richie. I have a daughter who attends a Special needs School. She has autism and is only 9, no mask, most of the kids don’t wear them but some do, what are the parents thinking, communication is hard enough for autistic children with adding face coverings.


The price being paid for all this by children is truly sickening. They are unaffected by the so called virus, but the effect of all the measures taken is nothing short of abuse. I suppose it is a way of ‘baking in’ the long term damage and conditioning them to accept their future without question. But where are the parents? Where is their outrage? Their silence and compliance in the face of the damage being done to their own flesh and blood is completely baffling.

Last edited 12 days ago by Stubini

You can say the same about making children wear masks which I think is an absolute abomination.


It’s also proven that depriving any brain let alone a growing one) oxygenated blood is very dangerous. Hypoxia is a real danger along with bacterial pneumonia are yet more issues that come with ANY mask wearing.

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