Afasic is a charity set up to help young people with speech and language difficulties, and their families. Their web site has a message board where you can chat to other families and useful free download sheets on a whole range of diagnosis as well as other information.
I CAN is a children’s communication charity, working to support children with communication difficulties. The website includes information on training courses for parents and professionals, and a forum for discussion.
Information on Makaton signing, resources and training as well as a forum for Makaton users to share their experiences.
The Targets and Activities Project (TAP) was designed to support educational staff working with children with communication difficulties . The site provides activities sheets for working with children at a variety of different levels and across a variety of curriculum and skill areas. The site uses the P-scales and the lower levels from the National Curriculum as a means for organising these documents.
A site developed to provide speech therapy resources for parents and professionals supporting children with speech, language and learning difficulties. There is also an excellent list of links and reviews for other websites specialising in these areas.
Contains free downloadable parent information leaflets about early interaction and advice on a range of subjects.
A website for parents of children with communication difficulties and professionals working with them. It has information and resources for parents, as well as discussion pages and a forum.
Sure Start is the Government programme to deliver the best start in life for every child. We bring together early education, childcare, health and family support.
A helpful and user friendly website providing “a first point of contact for information and support on stammering/stuttering”. Information for adults, teenages, school children, under 5’s, teachers, parents, friends and employers as well as information about BSAs services such as the helpline.
A website for parents and educators of pre-school children which includes useful tips and activities, information on training and resources and a checklist to help identify language delays in pre-school children (link to parents – understanding language).
Check lists and warning signs for the development of speech and language in children up to five years.
An excellent site for teachers full of free resources.