Due to the high demand for speech pathology services, it is sometimes difficult to promptly arrange an assessment and/or therapy for your child. Whilst waiting for services, we encourage families to use the following resources and information to better support their child’s communication skills.

Preschool and School Aged Children

Supporting Language

Check out these helpful handouts and resources to support the development of your child’s expressive and receptive language skills:

  • Small Talk‘ – A booklet from The Communication Trust for children aged 0 – 5.
  • Helping Children with Language‘ – A collection of language handouts from NSW Health
  • Tips for Parents‘ – A series of handouts for parents of children with suspected language delays with helpful strategies from The Hanen Centre
  • Words for Life‘ – A collection of articles to support parents of children aged 0 – 12, developed by the National Literacy Trust
  • Day by Day: Learning Together‘ – An app for parents of children from 0- 3, developed by the Victorian State Government and Save the Children.
  • Talking and Listening to Preschoolers‘ – A lovely article from Raising Children for parents of children aged between 3 – 6

Supporting Speech

Check out these helpful handouts and resources to support the development of your child’s speech sound production:

Supporting Phonological Awareness and Literacy

Check out these helpful handouts and resources to support the development of your child’s phonological awareness and literacy skills: