Information and advice to help my child / young person who is having difficulty understanding, talking or communicating

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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 

Cost: Free

Parent information, advice and resources - Worcestershire
Family SupportIdentificationIntervention
Family SupportIdentificationIntervention

RADLD

Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is diagnosed when children and young people struggle to develop language, resulting in a difficulty understanding what people say to them and articulating their ideas and feelings.  This website signposts parents and carers to further information and resources to help identify and support their child or young person with DLD.

 

Cost: Free

RADLD
Family Support
Family Support

Leeds Speech and Language Therapy Toolkit

Leeds Community Healthcare's Speech and Language Therapy Toolkit contains advice, activities and general resources to help you with your child's development of speech, language and communication skills.

Cost: Free

Leeds Speech and Language Therapy Toolkit
Family SupportIntervention
Family SupportIntervention

Speech Link Parent Portal

The Speech Link Parent Portal offers you advice, information and activities for developing your children’s understanding, talking and listening.  It includes information about speech, language and communication, how these skills develop, activities and top tips videos.

Cost: Free

Speech Link Parent Portal
Family SupportIntervention
Family SupportIntervention

Stamma

The British Stammering Association, now known as Stamma since 2019, is a national organisation for children and young people who stammer - here you will find information, advice and support.  You can also contact Stamma using their helpline; webchat or email facility.  They are available to answer your questions, listen and help you find information.

Cost: Free

Stamma
Family SupportWorkforce
Family SupportWorkforce

SMIRA

SMIRA became a UK Registered Charity in 1992, having been set up initially to support families with selectively mute children. Here you will find further information, advice and resources to help you understand and support your child.

Cost: Free

SMIRA
Family Support
Family Support

Symbols

Widgit provides symbols that you can use to support communication such as creating communication books to share information; visual timetables to support understanding of structure and routine; task boards to support independent learning and pictures to develop vocabulary. Here you will find more information about how to use symbols to help communication and independence.  It also include resources and ideas to get you started.

Symbols
Family SupportEnvironment
Family SupportEnvironment
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