Resources

Resources

These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that TALK Derby endorses the website(s). Links taken to other sites are done so at your own risk and TALK Derby accepts no liability for any linked sites or their content. 

Useful websites for all

https://www.afasic.org.uk/ - AFASIC - voice for life. Afasic seeks to raise awareness and to create better services and provision for children and young people with speech and language impairments.

www.ican.org.uk - I CAN - helps children communicate. They are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world

www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk - The Communication Trust - every child understood.  A coalition of over 50 not-for-profit organisations. Working together they support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication.

hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk - Hungry Little Minds - simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five

www.talkingpoint.org.uk - Talking Point - the first stop for information on children’s communication

www.literacytrust.org.uk - National Literacy Trust - an independent charity working with schools and communities to give disadvantaged children the literacy skills to succeed in life

www.wordsforlife.org.uk - Words for Life - Words for Life is the National Literacy Trust’s website for parents

www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk/resources/resources/resources-for-parents/through-the-eyes-of-a-child/ - four films to help parents (with children up to the age of three) encourage their children's communication development

Other resources for practitioners

https://www.pacey.org.uk/news-and-views/news/online-resources-to-support-two-year-olds/

http://www.lucid.ac.uk/resources/for-practitioners/

Information from the Communication Trust on talking to parents about their child's speech, language and communication..

Other resources for parents

https://small-talk.org.uk/

http://www.bilingualism-matters.ppls.ed.ac.uk/parents-questions/

Top talking tips for parents

http://www.talkwithmebaby.org/

http://www.lucid.ac.uk/resources/for-parents/

Download a poster for parents charting a child’s progress from birth to five.

Sign up for useful tips from the NSPCC.

Watch films from the BBC and The Communication Trust.

More information coming soon.