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Monthly Theme - Family

This month we are sharing how we work with and support families. We know that families come in all shapes and sizes, but however they are made up, everyone will have a role in supporting children's speech, language and communication development.

Below are some ideas on how to explain speech, language and communication needs to siblings, as well as some of our resources for developing children's communication skills and a specialist approach to working with families in our schools.

Explaining speech, language and communication needs to siblings
Have a look at our factsheet that gives some tips on how to help your child understand their brother/sister’s speech

Early Talkers Boxset
A wonderful gift or activity set for supporting babies, toddlers and young children in learning to talk

Supporting special educational needs in schools  
New government report on the experiences of children and young people and their families provides useful insights

Christmas and what means to a child with SLCN
Cath Shooter shares her experience of Christmas with her son Alexander, who currently attends Meath School