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Talking Point

DVDs and books from a list available on the Talking Point website

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 Website).

Baby’s here

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:

Baby Talk

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 order: Amazon (External Website)

Chatter Matters

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).

Communication Cookbook

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
To order: 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).

Talk Together

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).

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External websites

  • Afasic England
    Unlocking speech and language
  • Communication Trust
    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 about  
  • 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 therapy
  • Talk to your baby
    Encouraging parents and carers to talk more to children from birth to three
  • Talking Point
    The first stop for information on children's communication.

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This page was last reviewed 17 April 2013 at 10:40.
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