Page updated: 10 Aug 2011

Speech and Language Therapy Resources

 

The following leaflets are produced by the charities ‘I CAN’ and the National Literacy Trust:

Talk to Me – a leaflet designed for young parents
Premature Baby – Tips for parents of babies who are born prematurely
Playing with your baby – tips on how play can help language development
Say hello to your new baby – Tips for talking with your baby from birth
0-3 months – typical speech and language development and tips for this age group 
3-6 months – typical speech and language development and tips for this age group
6-12 months – typical speech and language development and tips for this age group
12-18 months – typical speech and language development and tips for this age group
18 months – 2 years – typical speech and language development and tips for this age group
2-3 years – typical speech and language development and tips for this age group
3-4 years – typical speech and language development and tips for this age group

 

Useful Websites

www.literacytrust.org.uk/talktoyourbaby
National Literacy Trust has a dedicated section on speech and language development in the early years called ‘Talk to your baby’. This website has a huge range of resources and information for parents and practitioners.

www.ican.org.uk
‘I CAN’ is a national children’s charity for children with speech, language and communication difficulties. Their website has a huge range of resources and information for parents and practitioners.

www.ican.org.uk/talkingpoint
‘Talking point ‘is a website provided by the charity ‘I CAN’. The website contains lots of great information to supports children's speech and language including useful tips and normal development.

http://www.education.gov.uk/publications/standard/publicationdetail/page1/ES14
Information for for parents

www.rcslt.org
The Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists

www.afasicengland.org.uk
Afasic England is a charity supporting these children with speech, language and communication difficulties, and their parents.

www.thefluencytrust.org.uk
The Fluency Trust is a registered charity formed by people who stammer and Speech and Language therapists in Swindon to provide intensive residential courses for young people who stammer.

www.stammering.org
The British Stammering Association

www.swindondownsgroup.org.uk
Swindon Down’s Syndrome Group is a parent-led support group. It aims to support people with Down's Syndrome, their families and carers and all those with an interest in Down's Syndrome in Swindon and the surrounding area.

www.clapa.com
CLAPA (Cleft Lip And Palate Association) is an organisation for all people with and affected by cleft lip and/or palate in the UK.

www.ndcs.org.uk
The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) is a charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

www.autism.org.uk
The National Autistic Society is a UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families.

More advice leaflets can be found on the Swindon Surestart Partnership website

 

 

 

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