Information and advice for parents, and lots of activities and resources to help you support your child’s listening, understanding and speaking
See resources on the Islington Mainstream School Speech and Language Therapy webpage
Have a look at the resources on:
Colourful Semantics have a wealth of resources for free to support early language and sentence construction:
The Communication Trust has many links to different resources for parents as well as schools (some free) as well as offering some free training which is very interesting:
You could try the following apps to help build vocabulary (both apps have free versions):
You can use photo flashcards to develop understanding of nouns and verbs, and can also do some simple phonics spelling activities.
This is good for developing simple vocabulary (eg. boy, girl, baby, apple, chair). You can name the objects as your child touches or moves them. When they get used to the vocabulary, you could ask your child to follow simple instructions (eg. ‘give the boy an apple’, or ‘sit the baby in the chair’), or more complex instructions (eg. ‘give the boy an apple and give the girl a drink’ or, ‘go into the kitchen, sit the boy in a chair and give him some pizza’).