Children's SLT Useful Links
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
Encouraging parents and carers to talk more to children from birth to aged three.
Words For Life
Website from the National Literacy Trust with language milestones to age 11 and tips for developing children's communication skills.
Provides information to parents and practitioners about speech, language and communication.
Information, Advice and Support Services Network (previously known as the Parent Partnership Service)
Provides information, advice and guidance in relation to the special educational needs of children so parents can make appropriate, informed decisions.
Afasic supports parents and represents children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
British Stammering Association
Information and support on stammering
The Makaton Charity
Makaton uses signs and symbols to teach communication, language and literacy skills to people with communication and learning difficulties.
National Autistic Society (NAS)
The website includes information about Autism and Asperger Syndrome, the NAS and its services and activities.
National Deaf Children's Society
Provides information and advice about hearing loss and deafness.
Nuffield Dyspraxia Foundation (NDF)
A website providing information about Dyspraxia.
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists is the professional body for speech and language therapists and support workers.
Tiny Happy People
A BBC site to help parents develop their children's communication skills through simple activities and play.
Hanen Tips for Parents
Research-led support for parents and professionals.
Having Fun with Hanen
Activity ideas from the Canadian childhood communication charity.
Website from the National Literacy Trust and Department for Education, with resources to boost literacy and language abilities for young children.
More useful links and information can also be found on our Autism Assessment page.