Speech, language and communication support

Overview

You can get advice and support if you are concerned your child has a difficulty with:

  • listening and attending
  • understanding what is being said
  • saying words and putting them in sentences
  • using correct sounds in words
  • getting along with others

Depending on the age of your child, your first point of contact could be:

Talking Point

Talking Point is a national organisation that gives parents and carers information to help understand and support their child's speech and language development.

This includes:

  • a guide to the skills children develop between birth and 17 years
  • concerns to look out for
  • where to go for help
  • useful organisations
  • books and DVDs