DVDs and books from a list available on the Talking Point
Baby and Me
A DVD giving simple tips to try when communicating with babies.
In Arabic, English and Sylheti, Polish and Portuguese. To order
visit the Social Baby (External
Handbook with one half for Dads and one half for Mums. Very
accessible and down to earth. The Dads’ part, in particular,
discusses interaction and learning through play. To order: email:
A new childcare programme that aims to improve your child's
language development and ability to concentrate and learn, and to
enrich imaginative play and maximise potential intelligence. To
This DVD contains a fascinating programme offering dozens of
brilliant ideas to help you develop your child’s speaking and
listening skills throughout their preschool years. To order visit
the iCan (External Website).
A resource book of activities to support children’s language and
communication. It contains simple recipes to help parents and
teachers to develop these in skills in children aged four to six.
To order visit the iCan (External Website).
Everyday Babycare: learning to talk
A practical, user-friendly guide answering the key questions
parents ask about their child's language development
Amazon (External Website).
The Parent’s Voice: Advocating for your Child
This 30 page booklet aims to encourage and empower parents to
become involved in influencing and improving services for children
and young people. To order visit the Afasic (External Website).
Ready, Steady, Talk!
An activity book of great games to help 2 and 3 year olds get
ready for pre-school. To order visit the iCan (External Website).
A simple 8 page illustrated booklet which explains the
importance of language, the key milestones in a child’s speech and
language and development, how to support children’s language
development, and what to do if they think there is a problem. To
order visit the iCan (External Website).
Top tips for tiny tots
A CD-Rom and web-based resource. To access visit the : Go to
Top Tips for Tiny Tots (External
Website) form more information.
Transfer to Secondary School: Moving on Moving Up
The aim of this new pack from Afasic England is to help families
and schools support pupils with speech, language and communication
impairments as they transfer from primary to secondary education.
To order visit the Afasic (External Website).
Watch your language
A resource for parents/carers of young people 11+ to share with
youth and leisure services. To order visit the Afasic (External Website).
Unlocking speech and language
Highlighting the importance of speech, language and
communication across the children's workforce and to enable
practitioners to access the best training and expertise to support
the communication needs of all children.
- Hello Campaign
Here you will find what the Hello campaign is all
- Language for Learning
Provides courses and resources for staff from Early Years to
Secondary Level and training and materials for trainers to deliver
these courses within their own Authorities
Speech and Language Therapy
Information from Worcestershire's NHS about speech and language
- Talk to your
Encouraging parents and carers to talk more to children from birth
The first stop for information on children's
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