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Concerned about a child's talking, listening and understanding? I CAN Help.

I CAN Help

Concerned about a child's talking, listening and understanding? Are you looking for more information about speech, language and communication?

I CAN helps parents and practitioners providing information and resources by phone, Skype or email through the I CAN Help Enquiry Service, online via the Talking Point website and in person through our multi-disciplinary speech and language assessments for children

I CAN Help Enquiry Service

Call 020 7843 2544 to arrange a free phone call from one of our speech and language therapists through the I CAN Help Enquiry Service or you can email your questions to

We can help explain any aspect of children's talking and communication development that you may be concerned about. Read more here. We are trialling the use of Skype for our Enquiry Service calls and therefore this service is available for those who would prefer it.

Talking Point

The first stop for information on children's communication:

Find free activities, factsheets, videos and information about children's speech, language and communication. There is a progress checker for you to use to see how your child's communication is developing and a postcode search of local speech and language provision. Read more here.

I CAN Assessments

I CAN's speech and language assessment services provide families, professionals or local authorities with a joined up picture of a child's speech, language and communication difficulties. I CAN's multidisciplinary speech and language assessment services are available to all children between the ages of 4-19. Assessments take place either at I CAN's Meath Centre in Surrey (4-11 years) or Dawn House in Nottinghamshire (4-19 years). Read more here.