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The first few years of a child's life are key to the development of speech, language and cognitive skills.
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The first few years of a child's life are key to the development of speech, language and cognitive skills.

In this section we have included 'TopTips' that you might find useful and also links to other sites and resources that you might find useful to support your child's speech and language development.

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Read and Count with me by the sea

For the Essex Year of Numbers we have something exciting...
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Childcare funding

What is Funded Early Education Entitlement (FEEE)? All children are...
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Video: Speech and Language Therapist sharing ideas about how to use a Jigsaw to help with speech and language.

How to help speech and language development with a simple...
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Video: Speech and Language Therapist sharing ideas about bubble play.

Bubbles for speech and language development Using BUBBLES to help...
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Video: Speech and Language Therapist sharing tips on play.

Play and Communication: Its not about the toys its about...
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Video: Early interaction and communication

A video on how to support your child's interaction and...
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How can visuals help children to understand information?

A video from the NHS about how visuals can be...
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“TALK” Parent Webinars

Speech and Language information webinars for Parents Speech and Language...
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Recorded Webinar: Supporting your child's speech, language and communication at home.

Supporting your child's speech, language and communication at home. It...
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Start for Life

Improving early communication, language and literacy development is a key...
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Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service

The focus of our service is making sure that everyone...
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At Home

Home is a place where your little one is most confident...
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Out and About

When you are out and about with your child it...
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TLC Baby Cards

Very young babies can focus 8 to 10 inches from...
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Handful of Rhymes

Research has shown that singing nursery rhymes to your child...
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Speech and Language UK Enquiry Line

Speech and Language UK is a children's communication charity. They...
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Essex Country Parks

Spend quality time at Essex Country Parks The County Parks...
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Essex Library Rhyme time

Rhyme time Baby and toddler rhyme time sessions run in...
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