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 poster

Animal Sounds 

Using animal sounds with your child when playing and pausing


Sensory play poster

Sensory Play

How to developing sensory play using toys in the house


SALT Nursery RhymesNursery 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


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

Resources for parents

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