There’s lots we can do at home to help children develop their speech and communication skills:
- Sharing books together
- Chatting as part of daily family life – for instance talking to your baby about what you’re doing when you’re getting them dressed
- Spending time playing together without the TV, radio or phone
- Going for a walk and talking about what you see
- Eating together and chatting at mealtimes
If you are concerned about your child’s speech and language development, talk to your Health Visitor or visit one of the free speech & language drop-ins listed in our Roleplay timetable.