For further information on speech and language therapy organisations, regulatory bodies and services, the following sites might be helpful.
Please note: these links are provided simply as a helpful additional service for visitors to this site. I receive no personal or commercial endorsement or benefit as a result.
This website provides educational and exciting activities and games which can link and support both receptive and expressive language development. All the characters will be familiar to children who are currently accessing the Early Years Foundations Stage curriculum.
This is a lovely website designed by a mother of four and a Speech and Language Therapist based in America. On her website, there is lots of information regarding recognising Speech difficulties in children. She share tips and techniques that have been successful for her when supporting children improve their speech sounds and to help them more effectively communicate. This website also provides some excellent free resources.
Literactive is an interactive website which supports literacy and language development, but links it directly to the primary mainstream school curriculums. As well as support reading development, this exciting website also helps to improve comprehension abilities.
Afasic is a UK charity established in 1968 to help children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties. Afasic also supports and advises families of children with these difficulties, and the professionals working with them.
This web site is run by I CAN in conjunction with RCSLT and Afasic. I CAN (www.ican.org.uk) is a charity that helps children with speech and language difficulties across the UK. It provides a combination of specialist therapy and education for children, information for parents and training and advice for teachers and other professionals. I CAN produces a range of publications and training resources aimed at parents and professionals working with children of all ages.
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) represents speech and language therapists and support workers. Its aim is to promote excellence in practice and influence health, education and social care policies.
The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP) provides information about speech and language therapists working privately throughout the United Kingdom. All ASLTP therapists are Registered Members of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, and also registered with the Health Professions Council.
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is a regulatory body whose job is to protect the health and wellbeing of people who use the services of the health professionals registered with them.