National Family Speech and Language Survey

We want more people to know what it's like to face challenges talking and understanding language. Please take our short survey to help.

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Looking for free advice?

Visit our online hub of free advice and resources for parents with children facing difficulties in speaking and understanding language

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Free early years training

Join our online training sessions for early years practitioners, offered as part of the EY SEND partnership.

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Speaking Up for the Covid Generation

Download and read our new report on the impact of Covid on children's speaking and understanding.  Let’s #SpeakUpForCovidGen

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Looking for The Communication Trust website?

The free resources and information that you had access to previously, can now be found here on our main I CAN website.

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How can I help my child's speaking and understanding skills development?

I CAN's Talking Point gives parents/carers and practitioners the information they need to help children develop their speaking and understanding skills. If a child has difficulty with speaking, they may need help, or they may struggle in nursery or school. With the right help, they can develop the skills they need. 

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I CAN Help Enquiry Service for Parents - Open Monday to Wednesday and on Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm.

Are you a parent with a question or concern about a child’s speaking and understanding skills development? You can book a free call back from a speech and language therapist by following the link below:

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