Helpful Documents

Help for parents to develop language

What to expect in your first SLT session

Small Talk booklet

Developmental norms table


Useful Helplines

I CAN : 0207 843 2544

Afasic: 0845 3 55 55 77

Contact a Family: 0808 808 3555

The Autism Helpline: 0808 800 4104

The British Stammering Association helpline: 0845 603 2001


Helpful Links

For websites that provide specific information for parents on speech, language and communication and speech, language and communication needs.

For information on speech, language and communication:
Talking Point :

For information on stammering:
Michael Palin Centre :

For information and support on specific language impairment.(SLI)
Afasic :

For parental support and information on augmentative and alternative communication.(AAC)
1Voice - Communicating Together :

National charity that exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability.
Contact a Family :

Advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs (SEN). The National Parent Partnership Network (NPPN) supports and promotes the work of Parent Partnership Services (PPS) across England and will point you to your local service.
Parent Partnership Services :

A specific website page to show how commmunication develops in children:.
Contact a Family :

Contact for advice and a list of speech therapists local to you.
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists :