Free downloads for early support

Handy HintsHandy Hints
A series of quick and easy guides to helping children and young people with speech and language impairments. These sheets may also be of interest to professionals.

Improving Poor Motor Skills (1,015.3 KB, 5,909 hits)

Improving the Making of Sounds (1,020.6 KB, 10,736 hits)

Other language related skills (1,002.5 KB, 5,939 hits)

Recognising a possible difficulty (1,004.6 KB, 10,808 hits)

Use of words (997.6 KB, 8,095 hits)


Early Support bookletThe Early Support booklet
This booklet is for you if you suspect that your child is struggling to learn to talk, or you have recently been told that your child has, or will have, particular difficulty developing communication and language. Published in 2005 as part of a government initiative for England only.

Early Support Booklet (2.7 MB, 9,803 hits)


An updated version of the booklet covering the entire 0–25 age range can now be downloaded from the NCB website.