Links to useful resources and information
Below are links to useful resources and information that can help you in supporting all children with their speech, language and communication development.
The Speech, language and Communication Framework
Developed by The Communication Trust, this is a free online professional development tool. This has useful training and online CPD activities for practitioners that develop their own knowledge and understanding about the topic. The site also has useful case studies.
Every Child a Talker
This programme is designed to support children to enjoy experimenting with and learning language through everyday activities to help develop speech, language and communication skills.
Hungry Little Minds
This website has ideas and activities broken down into age groups from newborn to five years old, for parents and children to do together.
Tiny Happy People
With tips for during pregnancy to activities to try with your toddler this website includes lots of fun play ideas to encourage children’s communication skills. Includes SEND resources and activities for parents to try at home from pregnancy to age 5.
This is run by ICAN and has many resources, information and ideas about supporting children’s communication. The site also offers a free ‘I CAN Help Enquiry Service’ for you if you have questions.