How to know what to expect and when with my child's understanding, talking and communication
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Worcestershire SLCN pathway
The Worcestershire SLCN Pathway is based on the belief that parents are the most important people in a child’s life in terms of making a positive difference to speech, language and communication development at all stages. It provides information to help identify if your baby needs support to develop their communication skills as well as strategies to promote communication skills.
I CAN's progress checker provides short questions you can answer to see how your baby is getting on with their communication development.
I CAN Talking Point Ages and Stages
Babies develop communication and interaction skills at different rates. Understanding what is typical can help you identify support needs early. You can also find out how to help your baby to develop their communication skills.
TCT Universally Speaking 0-5
Universally Speaking is a booklet with information about typical communication skills, including attention and listening and understanding; interactions and speech. Use the booklet to find out whether your baby is 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.
What to expect, when?
Guidance to your baby’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage.
I CAN Chatter Matters
This series of videos for parents and carers outlines how speech, language and communication skills develop; what families can do to support their baby; how these skills develop over time; children with speech and language needs and how to access information and support.