Resources

Our Resource Hub is full of free information and advice for both parents and professionals to support speech development in children and young people.  If you have any suggestions on information you would like to see included on the hub, please do get in touch.

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A video by the ‘Center on the Developing Child’ at Harvard University, U.S. Advice on developing strong brain connections and supporting language development.

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Strategies to support children growing up with Developmental Language Disorder.

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Bookable sessions are available in our local libraries for under-fives to support: Language Communication Social Skills

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A video by Alexander Amelines discussing Autism and what it means to them.

DLD is a significant difficulty learning, understanding, and using spoken language. Read this fact sheet to find out key information, causes, outcomes and services available.

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A training video providing strategies to support children’s attention skills.

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Communication can take many different forms. This video introduces methods of AAC for use with children at home and in school.

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Communication takes many different forms. This booklet has been designed to give ways for adults to support children to use AAC.

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An information video providing information about blank levels of questioning.

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An information video providing information about blank levels of questioning, translated into Arabic.

Parents

A website giving information on: New-Borns Their Development Ways New-Borns Communicate

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A Targeted Lego Based Therapy Intervention Group designed to support the development of language and problem solving skills.

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We aim to increase awareness, understanding and knowledge of the needs of people who struggle to communicate.

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Posters with advice to support communication development. Posters are available in 10 languages including: Arabic Somali Kurdish Polish Urdu

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An organisation that: Supports families Brings families together Help families take action for others

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A Targeted Intervention Group designed to support conversational skill awareness and development.

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An information video about how developmental language disorder can impact children / young people’s mental health. With additional information on how to support them.

Parents Professionals

A video where Eddie and Dyls (9 years old) find out about Developmental Language Disorder (DLD).

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An information leaflet designed to answer questions and provide some helpful suggestions for children who dribble.

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The Down’s Syndrome Association support and walk along life’s journey with both old and young people living with Down’s Syndrome.

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Information from ‘The National Literacy Trust’ including: –        How using a dummy might effect your child’s communication –        Tips on how to get rid of a dummy

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A resource created by CLCH SLT service to give parents / carers of younger children ideas to support  talking and fluency at home.

Professionals

A video explaining: Speech and Language Milestones from 6 months to 4 years The CLCH Speech and Language Therapy Monitoring Tool

Parents

A booklet developed by local providers with a range of strategies to support emotional regulation for pre-school and non-verbal children.

Parents

A booklet developed by local providers with a range of strategies to support emotional regulation for school-aged and verbal children.

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Frequently Asked Questions to support the use of Alternative and Augmentative Communication.

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Games and Activities to support and promote attention and listening skills in children.

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Guidance for communication supportive environment checklist- adult language.

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Guidance for communication supportive environment checklist- peer to peer interaction

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Information and guidance on how to promote independence when using alternative and augmentative communication.

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Activities and Top Tips to support and promote opportunities to develop children’s communication.

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Activities and Top Tips on how to differentiate classroom learning tasks for those with difficulty understand and/or using their language.

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Activities and Top Tips on how to differentiate or adapt worksheets and written learning tasks for those with SLCN.  

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Information, Activities and Top Tips to support and promote the use of language / talking.

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Top Tips to support and promote opportunities to support children’s attention and listening skills.

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Information on how to support phonological awareness.

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Information on how to support and promote sequencing skills.

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Activities and Top Tips to support and promote the use of language / talking.

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Top Tips to support and promote opportunities to support children’s understanding of language.

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A resource created by CLCH SLT service with tips and activities to help parents with their child’s pronunciation at home.

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A user guide on how to teach new vocabulary for children who require additional pre-teaching to support their language acquisition.

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Information on how to teach speech sounds.

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Information on how to use a story planner.

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Information on how to use a task planner.

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Top Tips to support turn-taking development for children who have difficulties, waiting, sharing and taking turns.

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Information on how to use a visual timetable in school or at home.

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Information on how to use AAC to model language.

Parents Professionals

Information on how to use asking for help visuals.

Professionals

Examples of questions that could be asked at the different Blanks Levels of Questions within a Science lesson to support children and young people’s varying levels of understanding.

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Examples of questions that could be asked at the different Blanks Levels of Questions when in the playground to support children and young people’s varying levels of understanding.

Parents Professionals

Examples of questions that could be asked at the different Blanks Levels of Questions when reading to support children and young people’s varying levels of understanding.

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Activities and Top Tips on how to use books to support understanding and promote the use of language / talking.

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Activities and Top Tips on how to use cooking to support understanding and promote the use of language / talking.

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Activities and Top Tips on how to use games to support understanding and promote the use of language / talking.

Parents Professionals

Activities and Top Tips on how to use gardening to support understanding and promote the use of language / talking.

Professionals

A video describing The CLCH Early Years Speech, Language and Communication Monitoring Tool Ways to support children with English as an additional language (EAL).

Parents Professionals

Information on how to use visuals to support communication.

Parents

Simple, fun activities for the Early Years (from newborns to five year olds). A UK government campaign that supports child development through the role of play.

Parents

Resources for Parents provided by a UK charity supporting children’s speech, language and communication.

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Resources for Professionals provided by a UK charity supporting children’s speech, language and communication.

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A range of Resources from ICAN to help Educators support students with Developmental Language Disorder in the classroom.

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A video designed to support school staff in identifying children with SLCN in the classroom.

Parents

An information video providing strategies to increase communication opportunities at home.

Parents

An information video providing strategies to increase communication opportunities at home. Translated into Arabic.

Tutorial Videos to support you with using InPrint 3 to create resources.

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Information and resources as part of a global initiative to improve the lives of people living with eating and drinking difficulties – also known as dysphagia.

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An information video DLD, with practical strategies to support children with DLD in school.

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An information video designed for staff new to working with children with SLCN. Learn about: How language develops How to identify children with SLCN Basic strategies to support SLCN

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An information video providing an introduction to understanding and using the Zones of Regulation.

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An information leaflet from ICAN – the children’s communication charity, explaining links between language skills and mental health. Additional web links to mental health charities for young people are also…

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Lego Therapy is a structured approach which uses Lego as a foundation for social communication practice.

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A training video providing information on how to run Lego Therapy Groups.

Parents Professionals

Watch Lily, a young woman with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) explain what it is like to live with this condition.

Parents Professionals

Makaton is a method of communication using symbols and signs for all ages and abilities. Watch this video with Mr Tumble to learn more about the benefits of Makaton.

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Makaton is a method of communication using symbols and signs. The Makaton charity provides a whole library of free resources.

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A Targeted Intervention Group to support the understanding and development of narrative components and the information to include.

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The UK’s leading charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families.

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New guidance for communication supportive environment- physical environment.

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Information and Advice from The Bi-Borough Occupational Therapy service on managing self-injurious and challenging behaviour.

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Information on how to obtain training on how to support children and young people with dysphagia from 4-18.

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Advice on how to support younger children’s communication during every day activities at home, created by the CLCH SLT Service.

Professionals

A free programme and resources for pre-teaching vocabulary

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Information on pretend play.

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This website provides a range of information and resources to support Developmental Language Disorder (DLD).

Parents Professionals

Within the Bi-borough SCERTS® is advocated as our preferred model of intervention for emotional regulation.

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A team who have knowledge of selective mutism, whether as parents, professionals or from their own personal experience.

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A Targeted Intervention Group designed to support the understanding and development of sentences.

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A training video providing information on how to use social behaviour mapping to support social understanding.

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A resource to support social communication skills in the nursery setting at the ‘Conversation Partner’ Level, created by CLCH SLT.

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SLT service to support social communication skills in the nursery setting at the ‘Language Partner’ Level.

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A resource to support social communication skills in the nursery setting at the ‘Social Partner’ Level, created by CLCH SLT.

Parents

A resource created by CLCH SLT service with suggestions about supporting early social communication.

Parents

Learn ways to support your younger child’s production of clear speech sounds by helping them tune into your speech. A resource created by CLCH Speech & Language Therapy service.

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An official UK charity website offering  information, support and advice for people who stammer, and their family and friends.

Parents

Advice and a helpline for parents who have concerns with their pre-school child who stammers.

Parents

A resource created by CLCH SLT service with advice and tips for a pre-school child who stammers.

Refresh your knowledge about how to create your own story to support students’ social understanding.

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A video providing: Practical ways to support communication Information on using visual supports

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Information on supporting social communication skills at home.

Professionals

A guide for every teacher on supporting children and young people with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) in mainstream schools

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Information on supporting your child’s communication at home.

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Information on supporting your child’s language development at home (Combiner level).

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Information on supporting your child’s pronunciation at home.

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Information on supporting your child’s social communication at home (conversation partner level).

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information on supporting your child’s social communication at home.

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Information on supporting your child’s talking at home.

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Information on supporting your child’s understanding and talking at home (First word user pack).

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Information on supporting your child’s use of Makaton signs at home.

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Learn more about DLD from Ellen who said- “The aim of my website is to educate the educators on the hidden disability that no one has heard of – DLD”

Parents Professionals

Videos produced by The Communication Trust demonstrating what interaction looks like to children. Top tips to support interaction and communication skills with children.

Parents

A BBC hub with activities, articles and videos with helpful tips and activities to develop children’s communication skills at home.

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Information and booking system for various training opportunities for professionals working within the education setting.

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Information about the ages and stages of language and communication development during the first five years of life. Written by ‘The Communication Trust’

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An information video providing strategies to use a story planner.

Parents

An information video providing strategies to support children’s vocabulary/language development at home.

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An information video providing strategies to support the use of colour coding to support sentence structure.

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An information video providing strategies on using visuals to support children’s language skills at home. Translated into Arabic.

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A training video providing strategies to support children’s vocabulary development in schools.

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Information to help parents build their baby’s brain, right from birth. Sign up here – for weekly tips!

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A useful website full of tips to help parents do more when sharing moments with their child (e.g. learning to mealtime, bath time, bedtime, or anytime)

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A video to support the implementation of the Well Com Toolkit in Early Years settings.

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Information on: What are Blanks Level 1 Questions? Examples of Blanks Level 1 Questions How to adapt our language and the level of understanding to support answering of Blanks Level…

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Information on: What are Blanks Level 2 Questions? Examples of Blanks Level 2 Questions How to adapt our language and the level of understanding to support answering of Blanks Level…

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Information on: What are Blanks Level 3 Questions? Examples of Blanks Level 3 Questions How to adapt our language and the level of understanding to support answering of Blanks Level…

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Information on: What are Blanks Level 4 Questions? Examples of Blanks Level 4 Questions How to adapt our language and the level of understanding to support answering of Blanks Level…

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Information on: What are Blanks Levels of Questions? When to use Blanks Levels of Questions to adapt our language and the level of understanding.

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An information video with information for Early Years Settings on: What Social Communication Is Why Social Communication is Important Social Communication Development

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Information on what a communication passport is and tips on how to make one.

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Information on: Why is turn-taking important? What is a turn-taking board? Supporting turn-taking development.

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Information on: Why is attention and listening important? What is Whole Body Listening?

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Information on the different reasons we might communicate with others.

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An information video about the links between DLD and mental health difficulties.

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Michael talks to speech and language therapists who have been helping him with his rehabilitation post Covid-19.

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A National Literacy Trust website providing activities and support to improve language, literacy and communication skills from home.