Where can I get help and advice about my child’s speech and language?
I CAN's Talking Point is a resource all about children’s speech, language and communication designed for parents, people that work with young children and young people themselves. It contains information about supporting children’s speech and language development and helps you to identify if a child is having difficulties or falling behind. IF they are struggling, it tells you what you can do to help. https://ican.org.uk/i-cans-talking-point/
ICAN also have a very useful guide to the typical developmental of speech and language skills in babies, children and young people. https://ican.org.uk/i-cans-talking-point/parents/ages-and-stages/
The Communication Trust is a consortium of over 40 voluntary sector organisations that bring together their expertise to ensure that speech, language and communication needs of all children are met. For parent resources, go to https://www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk/resources/resources/resources-for-parents/
Afasic was founded to help children and young people with speech and language impairments and their families. It works in partnership with local and national government, professional and statutory bodies and other voluntary organisations. They have some excellent checklists that show typical Speech and Language development milestones.
Action for Stammering Children (ASC) is a UK charity helping the 150,000 children and young people who stammer. ASC's vision is a society where children and young people who stammer have the same opportunities and quality of life as their peers. For more information on how to support a child who stammers, visit https://actionforstammeringchildren.org/