Speech and language

Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service

A Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) works together with parents, carers and  other professionals  on:

  • Early skills needed when learning to talk e.g. Attention, play
  • Understanding language
  • Use of language
  • Speech sounds
  • Swallowing
  • Voice quality
  • Different ways of communicating
  • Stammering

Hywel Dda health Board Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service step by step guide 

 

Ideas to develop your child’s speech and language in the home

Supporting your child to develop their speech and language

A great way to use puzzles to develop speech and language

 

Hywel Dda Speech and Language Help Cards

SALT Sounds

Using Sounds

Get your child to make sounds before they take an item from the basket/box/bag

 

Animal Sounds 

Using animal sounds with your child when playing and pausing

 

Sensory play

Sensory Play

How to developing sensory play using toys in the house

 

SALT Nursery RhymesNursey Rhymes

How to use nursery rhymes to develop Speech and Language

 

bath time Bath Time 

Help your child use 2-word phrases during bath time

Useful links to other Speech and Language Therapy

Leeds Community Health Care

Stammering

  • Stamma.org is a great website for further information regarding stammering.

Resources for parents

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