Useful Links

The free online resource is excellent for helping your child with language skills, especially story telling.  A new, mysterious picture and story starter is posted every day, along with some ideas for activities.  You can do as many of the suggested activities as you like.  Don’t forget to work on spoken language skills – by discussing the story and activities with your child – as well as on their literacy.

The Oak National Academy provides a bank of video lessons to support parents and teachers with home learning. They include a range of subjects, such as English, maths and science, as well as specialist subjects including Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy.

Kooth is a free, anonymous, confidential, safe, online Wellbeing service, offering counselling, information, and forums for children and young people. Access 365 days a year to counsellors who are available from 12 noon-10pm Monday-Friday and 6pm-10pm Saturday and Sunday.

I CAN is a children’s communication charity which aims to support all children and young people to develop the communication skills they need to fulfil their potential. They have lots of information on their website, including this helpful poster about what is ‘typical talk’ for secondary aged children and young people.

The STAMMA website provides information about stammering and stories from young people and adults who share their experiences of stammering, including what has helped them.