Glossary of speech and language terms
This free download in English and Welsh is a guide to some of the terminology you will come across when getting help for your child.
Parent case study – selective mutism
A parent talks about her daughter’s difficulties and her struggle to get the right help.
Speaking out!/Codi’ch llais!
This practical leaflet – with examples and suggestions for support – focuses on helping children find their voice when starting school. Speech and language therapists and Early Years staff are noticing an increase in the number of children who talk happily and noisily to close family, but say very little in school.
Key facts about Dyspraxia
This bilingual sheet gives basic information about Dyspraxia and suggestions for help and support.
Toddler Talk by Margo Sharp
This 5 page fact sheet gives examples of games to play with your child to help develop their early communication skills.
Early Support booklet
If you are at the beginning stages of finding out about SLCN this resource will give you some helpful information about identification and diagnosis.
If you know your child has SLCN, the resource might be able to give you some additional information about next steps.
A series of quick and easy guides – with practical tips and advice – for helping children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.
These sheets are aimed at parents but may also be of interest to professionals.
Available below as a free pdf download in Welsh and English.
Nodi anhawster/nam posibl (350 hits)
Gwella sgiliau gwneud synau (340 hits)
Defnyddio geiriau (293 hits)
Gwella sgiliau echddygol gwael (405 hits)
Sgiliau eraill sy'n gyslltiedig ag iaith (381 hits)
Recognising a possible difficulty (564 hits)
Improving the making of sounds (589 hits)
Use of Words (578 hits)
Improving poor motor skills (418 hits)
Other language related skills (519 hits)
Difficulties and disorders
Useful reading about various speech and language difficulties with in depth analysis, examples and case studies.
Developmental verbal dyspraxia
Information for parents featuring two case studies.
Developmental Verbal Dyspraxia (1362 hits)
Autism, Asperger’s syndrome and semantic-pragmatic disorder: Where are the boundaries?
by Professor Dorothy Bishop
This 18 page document looks at the varying forms of language disorders and behavioural difficulties.
Reproduced by kind permission from publishers.
Semantic Pragmatic Disorder
by Margo Sharp
This 18 page document takes an in depth look at Semantic Pragmatic Disorder with a list of tell-tale signs in various age groups of children.
Semantic Pragmatic Disorder By Margo Sharp (1097 hits)