Information and sources of advice for parents and families
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Parent information, advice and resources - Worcestershire
The Worcestershire Speech and Language Therapy service website provides a comprehensive range of resources, advice and You Tube videos to help parents to support their child / young person at home.
Visit the website to find:
- Information about speech, language and communication
- Free resources you can download and use at home
- Links to our You Tube channel where you will find demonstrations of activities you can do at home
- Further information about the local team, where we work and what services we provide
Learning About New Words
This video focuses on learning new words and strategies to support young people in developing their vocabulary.
I CAN How to support communication
This information for families provides ideas for them to support their young person and forms part of Speech and Language UK's guide to the typical stages of speech and language development. Children and young people develop language at different rates and understanding what is typical and what parents and carers can do to support communication and language helps provide them with a great start.
Universally Speaking 11-18
Universally Speaking is a series of booklets for anyone who works with children and young people. The booklets show where children and young people should be with their communication skills at any given age. You can use the booklets to find out whether the children and young people you work with are on the right track, what helps them learn to talk and listen and what to do if you have concerns about any of their communication abilities.