Useful Early Years Speech and Language links

A selection of useful links from our Early Years Speech and Language event last month, with thanks to Jo Lewins, Speech & Language Specialist in Lewisham. This is the home website for Helping Children Communicate charity ICAN. There is useful information on language development, advice for parents/carers and events taking place. This website is run by ICAN working with Afasic charity ( and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy. It provides information and resources on helping children’s language/communication develop for parents and professionals Caroline Bowen’s (SLT) website has information about speech and language difficulties advice on how to support your child and resources you can use to support your child’s speech sound development. This is the Michael Palin Centre for Stammering, which gives information on stammering and top tips. Useful resources to support children’s SLCN. Information about the Speech, language and communication framework and level 3 award. Look here

Video links

Bringing the Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorders into Focus

Subtle Signs of Autism 0-7 years old 

Still Face experiment with a one year old – Daniel  Blaeuer

Autism – a Developmental Path – Simon Baren-Cohen

Attunement and why it matters – David E. Arredondo

Social Baby – 7 months - Mum’s nose is scary – (Bebe asustado cuando se suena su madre la nariz)