How to make changes and give specific help at home with my child's understanding, talking and communication

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The resources here will help you reach the outcome: "I know what changes I can make at home to help my baby with their particular difficulties with communication."

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Makaton sign and symbol resources

These free Makaton resources are available for you to access and use to support communication with your baby.  These symbols and signs help you to provide extra information and clues about what you are saying as well as support the development of essential communication skills such as attention and listening and understanding. 

 

Cost: Free

Makaton sign and symbol resources
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Using visual support

Parents play a key role in supporting their babies language and communication skills in everyday life. Children learn about the world through their experiences and interests particularly within their play. Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust provide information and opportunities for families learn more about developing speech and language - this video introduces how to use visual support to help communication.

Cost: Free

Using visual support
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