As parents, you are the most important people in your baby’s early development.
The way you talk and play with your baby can make a real difference to how they develop and learn. Babies and young children grow and develop at different rates, and there’s a big range of ‘normal’ in development. But you know your child best. If you have any concerns about your child’s speech and language development, ask your health visitor, GP, or early years setting for some guidance and support. Select your child's age group to find all of our resources, games, links and tips suitable for their age and stage of development.
"It has given me ideas for ways to spend days with my little ones to help develop their language... It is a daunting time but to know I can get good strong advice about their learning and coping mechanisms has helped take the edge off the worry."
"My eldest has delayed language and communication skills and it has shown me how I can support them at home through playful activities. I have already noticed an improvement and I have started to feel more confident in what I am doing."
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