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, 3,054 hits)
Helping your school age child put words together (281.4 KiB, 3,228 hits)
Helping your school age child with speech sounds (253.8 KiB, 3,055 hits)
Helping your school age child to understand what you say (340.3 KiB, 2,178 hits)
Helping your school age child to understand and use words (261.9 KiB, 2,545 hits)
Helping your school age child - bumpy talking (264.3 KiB, 2,245 hits)
Helping your school age child to interact with others (263.7 KiB, 2,102 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.