Useful Links

http://www.talkingpoint.org.uk/

Talking Point gives parents/carers and practitioners the information they need to help children develop their speech, language and communication skills.

Afasic promotes understanding, acceptance, equal opportunities and the inclusion into society of children and young adults with speech and language impairments.

You will find a range of resources aimed at helping infants to young adults with talking from what to do if you are worried and how to help if your son or daughter does have a difficulty. There is a free parent helpline.

How children learn to Talk, from birth through to five years old. Video developed by I CAN working with BT and Openreach.

Do you know about Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)?

Eddie & Dyls (9yrs) find out about DLD 1-2-3!

This YouTube channel discusses DLD (previously referred to as SLI) and features children, young people and adults talking about problems with language difficulties.

http://www.wordsforlife.org.uk/

Words for Life is the National Literacy Trust’s website for parents. There is information regarding milestones and advice for helping your child's development including sharing the love of reading across the age ranges.

The National Literacy Trust's main website https://literacytrust.org.uk/ has more literacy news, support for schools and more information about their work.

The Communication Trust is a coalition of over 50 not-for-profit organisations. Working together they support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication.

They have a range of resources - the following links to resources for parents:

https://www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk/resources/resources/resources-for-parents/