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Early language and play ideas

BBC Tiny happy people activities, videos and information for 0-5 year olds

Hungry little minds – videos and ideas for parents of young children age 0-5 years. Good app ideas too

Small talk – the literacy trust – Ideas for games and crafts, books to share together to encourage communication

Speech

Twinkl – Extra resources for language and speech activities for families and schools

Home speech home – ideas for practising speech and language at home

Chatterpack – links to free online speech and language resources to work on a range of different speech and language skills

Caroline Bowen website – A useful website with resources for speech sound work. Lot of different pictures for minimal pair listening

Language

Twinkl – Extra resources for language and speech activities for families and schools

Home speech home – ideas for practising speech and language at home

Chatterpack – links to free online speech and language resources to work on a range of different speech and language skills

Sheffield university vocabulary learning – supporting teenagers with developing vocabulary, strategies and ideas

Ican talking point – resources and advice for supporting children in who are early years and primary aged. Hints and tips to support play and communication

The communication trust – lots of advice and resources for parents or children aged 0-19

Stammering

Stamma – information and support for people who stammer, parents, families and professioanals

Pre school children who stammer – videos for parents – should I be worried? Is it my fault? Videos made by Stamma

Michael Palin Centre – website full of resources and information for children, young adults, people who stammer, parents, teachers and professionals

Action for stammering – Helpful advice for parents, teachers and young people who stammer

Stammering – stuttering therapy resources – A video for parents of school aged children. Don’t Panic – why stammering may have increased at the moment

Your voice – Stories from people who stammer about job hunting, dating, university and more. Helpful for young people and young adults

Stambassadors – From action for stammering. Stambassadors connects people from the world of work who stammer with young people who stammer, sharing stories and inspiring young people to think big when they are considering their career choices.  Has videos from people talking about their jobs, their career and their stammer Helpful for young people and young adults

Autism

Linx project – supporting families with children on the ASD pathway under the age of 11 (local service)

Middletown autism website – resources for teenagers with a diagnosis of autism

Middletown videos on visuals – great videos explaining different visual strategies to support students with Autism

Intensive interaction – website with videos on the approach widely recommended to support children with the fundamentals of communication. The building blocks needed to help communication

Attention Autism – youtube channel. Currently sharing videos on how to try at home

Complex needs

Middletown videos on visuals – great videos explaining different visual strategies to support students with Autism. These resources are also helpful for children who benefit from visual approaches to communication and learning

Intensive interaction – website with videos on the approach widely recommended to support children with the fundamentals of communication. The building blocks needed to help communication

Attention Autism – youtube channel. Currently sharing videos on how to try at home can be helpful for children who do not have a diagnosis of autism but problems with learning and attention

Talbot special school – this school has some key Makaton signs to support children’s communication

AAC – alternative and augmentative communication – ways of communicating alongside talking

Communication matters – UK wide organisation supporting people of all ages. Useful information and resources for parents and professionals

Call Scotland – Guides on communication passports, using AAC devices, switches and more

Singing hands and singing hands youtube – Great resource for Makaton signing. Songs and signed stories

Barnsley Assistive Technology Team – a resource page with ‘how to’ videos and advice sheets’ for people using communication means other than speech. The team covers Yorkshire and the Humber.

Assistive aware – this site has some great videos of how to use communication boards in different activities

Professionals

Communication Trust – Short courses for professionals on speech, language and communication – for CPD

Communication trust – longer courses accessible for parents and professionals

Sheffield University Teen Talk – online learning resource for professionals and trainees supporting teenager and young adults with language disorders

Covid-19 (coronavirus)

We hope this section isn’t here forever, but here are some useful links for families and children:

Sheffield Children’s Hospital – resources to support all children, including children with additional needs to support understanding

Great Ormond Street Hospital – information sheets for Covid19 and specific conditions

Time to come in bear – a youtube children’s story about social distancing

Makaton Social story – Free to download a social story by Alex Kelly

HS Parental Newsletter Final – information and advice for families of children who access BMBC hearing impairment team service

Supporting children with social communication and interaction difficulties through Covid19 crisis – ideas for families and parents from the Barnsley Council SCI team

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