Support for Parents
This section is intended to support parents
and is useful for anyone involved with the child
regardless of where they are supported (e.g. in the home, in a
setting or at school).
The Worcestershire SLCN Pathway is based on
the belief that parents are the most important people in a child's
life in terms of making a positive difference to speech, language
and communication development at all stages.
The Pathway offers advice and guidance on how
- Identify children with SLCN
- Support children with SLCN
- Adapt the environment for children
- Make provision for children with
- Plan for further development of
staff skills and knowledge about SLCN
- Find out about further sources of
The Talking Point website is
a good place to start for parents/carers as well as professionals
to find out about:
- How to support the development of children's communication
- Information on what children should be doing and saying at
different ages and stages
- How to tell if a child has a speech, language and/or
'Hello', the 2011 national year of
communication, is a campaign to increase understanding of how
important it is for children and young people to develop good
communication skills. To find out more about Hello and to access a
wealth of information about SLCN, visit the Hello website.
© Worcestershire County
Council and Worcestershire PCT 2011.
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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This page was last reviewed 9 October 2013 at 14:41.
The page is next due for review 7 April 2015.