If your son or daughter is having problems talking or understanding what others say, you can help them by using the free downloads on this page. They contain useful tips to encourage school age children to talk and to develop their listening skills.
These sheets contain practical advice with ideas for games and activities to help children practise and develop their skills in a fun way.
Produced by Afasic Cymru and written by Zein Pereira, an independent S&L Therapist. References are available for each of the leaflets.
Helping your school age child to listen (299.5 KiB, 2,494 hits)
Helping your school age child put words together (281.4 KiB, 2,470 hits)
Helping your school age child with speech sounds (253.8 KiB, 2,457 hits)
Helping your school age child to understand what you say (340.3 KiB, 1,742 hits)
Helping your school age child to understand and use words (261.9 KiB, 1,873 hits)
Helping your school age child - bumpy talking (264.3 KiB, 1,750 hits)
Helping your school age child to interact with others (263.7 KiB, 1,500 hits)
Video tips on how to help your child
Suggested reading for language development
We have a range of activity books in our Shop which can help to develop talking and understanding.