Communication Trust Resources
Supports development of speech, language and communication with information, films, activities and other resources to help children and young people communicate to the best of their ability
What is the Communication Trust?
The Communication Trust is a group of over 50 not-for-profit organisations. They support everyone that helps children and young people to communicate. They focus on children and young people who find it difficult to communicate as a result of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
Four films narrated by comedian Kathy Burke, which are full of useful advice about how to encourage your child to talk and interact with you. There are four films, divided into age group, for parents who have children up to the age of 3.
How to help children age 0-5 learn to talk and listen, whether they are on the right track and what to do if you have concerns about your child.
Television programme designed for 2-4 year olds. The series explores children's communication skills through the use of Raa Raa's 4 Rs - repetition, rhyme, rhythm and retelling.
Listen Up 0-5 includes a card game with fun activities and advice on how parents and early years workers can best use this resource.
Read this booklet if you live or work with children or young people whose speech is difficult to understand or who have no speech. Find out how you can help support them and where to go for further information.
Fun and 'easy to do' activities for trips to the zoo, park and museum, along with games and challenges to keep kids entertained on car journeys and at home.
This easy to use checker will help you to check the progress of your child's language development. This is only meant as a guide so please come along to the speech and language drop ins held in the children centre's Play and Learn sessions if you have any further concerns.