How to know what to expect and when with my child / young person's understanding, talking and communication
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I CAN's progress checkers provides short questions you can answer to see how your child is getting on with their speech, language and communication development.
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
Afasic My Child Isn't Talking
Children develop and learn to talk at different rates – some more slowly or quickly than others. However, there are key milestones to look out for and it can help you to know how talking develops, what happens and when. Here Afasic provides information on identifying who can help; first steps to getting help and support; gathering information and keeping a record and questions to ask professionals.
I CAN Talking Point Ages and Stages
Young children develop speech and language at different rates. Understanding what is typical can help you identify speech and language support needs. You can also find out how to help your child learn to talk and 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 young child 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 child’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.
Stoke Speaks Out - Sound Development Checklist