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Children's SLT Useful Links

Talking Point: www.talkingpoint.org.uk 

Lots of useful information about ages and stages of speech, language and communication development and information about how to help your child. Advice and information for pre-school children, including “Tips for Talking”.

National Literacy Trust: http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/talk_to_your_baby

Encouraging parents and carers to talk more to children from birth to aged three.

Words For Life: www.wordsforlife.org.uk

Website from the National Literacy Trust with language milestones to age 11 and tips for developing children's communication skills.

I Can: www.ican.org.uk

Provides information to parents and practitioners about speech, language and communication.

Afasic: www.afasicengland.org.uk

Afasic supports parents and represents children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).

British Stammering Association: www.stammering.org

Information and support on stammering.

The Makaton Charity: www.makaton.org

Makaton uses signs and symbols to teach communication, language and literacy skills to people with communication and learning difficulties.

National Autistic Society (NAS): www.autism.org.uk

The website includes information about Autism and Asperger Syndrome, the NAS and its services and activities.

National Deaf Children's Society: www.ndcs.org.uk

Provides information and advice about hearing loss and deafness.

Nuffield Dyspraxia Foundation (NDF): www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

A website providing information about Dyspraxia.

Information, Advice and Support Services Network (Previously known as the Parent Partnership Service): http://www.iassnetwork.org.uk 

Provides information, advice and guidance in relation to the special educational needs of children so parents can make appropriate, informed decisions.

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists: www.rcslt.org

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists is the professional body for speech and language therapists and support workers.