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I CAN Help Factsheets

We know that each child and situation is different. But we also know that there are some questions that come up again and again. This is why our team of speech & language therapists have been busy writing the I CAN Help Factsheets, based on our most frequently asked questions from parents, carers and practitioners. Take a look at the downloadable Factsheets below for information on a wide variety of topics.

Parents:

What is DLD?

What is Verbal Dyspraxia?

My child has Glue Ear

Stammering

Lisp

Speech Sounds

The Children Families Act

English as an Additional Language

Speech and Language Assessments

Visual Timelines for Parents

Top 10 Toys for the Development of Communication Skills

Using Apps to support speech, language and communication

Tips for Early Language development

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) 

Speech, Language, Communication and Literacy

Using Books to Develop Language

Siblings Factsheet

Communication Supportive Environments for Parents

Supporting Quiet Children

Teaching children new words

Language and Mental Health

Practitioners:

Supporting children learning English as an additional language

Visual Timelines for Practitioners

Using Apps to support speech, language and communication

Top 10 Toys for the Development of Communication Skills

Speech, Language, Communication and Literacy

Tips for a communication supportive Primary School

Tips for a communication supportive Secondary School

Vocabulary Learning in the Early Years

Vocabulary Learning in the Primary Years

Communication Supportive Environments for Practitioners

Language and Emotions

Scaffolding

Language and Mental Health

Young People:

Tips for making communication easier

If you are a parent, carer or practitioner with questions or concerns about a child’s communication development, call 020 7843 2544 or email help@ican.org.uk to speak to a professional.

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