Advice, leaflets and videos

Speech & Language Therapy

Advice and activities on the following sheets may be useful in helping you to understand and develop your child’s speech, language and communication skills.  However, if you have specific concerns regarding the development of your child’s speech, language or communication skills, please access further advice via the preschool drop-in sessions or speak with your child’s school or GP regarding a referral to the Speech and Language Therapy team.

Useful resources

Ages and stages A-F 2015 [pdf] 246KB ​​​​​

Speech and Language - poster 2022.pdf [pdf] 239KB

Eye contact [pdf] 67KB

Language focused play - tips for talking 2015 [pdf] 106KB

Social engagement routines 2015 [pdf] 167KB

Speech sounds [pdf] 98KB

Babbling Babies [pdf] 86KB

Learning more than one language [pdf] 141KB ​​

Lisping [pdf] 120KB

SLT Quiet Children [pdf] 88KB ​​​​​​

Social engagement routines [pdf] 167KB ​​​​​​​

Stammering - Special time [pdf] 1MB ​​​​​​​

Useful websites

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
Essex Local Offer
Thurrock Local Offer
Talking Point
National Autism Society
British Stammering Association
National Deaf Children’s Association