A charity that supports parents of children with speech, language & communication needs (SLCN).
Some useful websites and organisations
Information on all areas of children's communication. Some good checklists and resources.
Some great speech and language therapy resources and materials for parents, professionals and adults working with children.
The national website for families and children coping with dyspraxia. Advice, literaure and a 'helpline' available.
The National Autistic Society website - a leading UK charity for Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) offering advice for parents. children and professionals.
The British Stammering Association website - your first point of contact for information and support on all areas of stammering. Excellent and quick professional advice. A really comprehensive website with downloadable information sheets.
A charity working to support children and their parents overcome SLC difficulties. A website offering good advice for children, carers and professionals.
www.wordsforlife.org.uk and www.literacytrust.org.uk
Websites run by the 'Literacy Trust' with information for parents and practitioners working with children under 3. It offers great ideas for developing language and literacy with some free useful resources.
Nottinghamshire NHS SLT service website with lots of information on how parents can support their child at home.
The Bristol SLT research Unit website with lots of parent friendly advice and resources. It also includes a great 'app' recommendation sheet, with I love.
A site where parents can purchase a dummy fairy pack in order to support their child in giving up their dummy easily and peacefully!
The Association of Independent Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice website - A listing of local and national Independent SLT's and more information about Independent SLT in the UK.
Fab educational, learning and speech & language resources awhere I am a guest 'Toy Tester' and Guest Blogger/reviewer - so please do take a look.
A fab wesite and organisation to support families of children witrh hearing loss, hearing impairment, hering aids and cochlea implants.
The Meridew Hub is run by Helen Meridew, Family Adviser. She offers courses and workshops in Positive Parenting, Bulding resiliance and raising self-esteem and confidence. Individual and family sessions can also be arranged.