Finding a Voice

Links to interesting websites

On this page, you will find useful sites, documents, and information on DLD. Please by all means, check them out.

Links

Afasic ~ National charity that Damian is a Vice President at and have been spoken about on this website.

Royal College of Speech Therapists ~ The RCSLT is the professional body for speech and language therapists in the UK; providing leadership and setting professional standards.

Talking Point ~ Talking Point is a website all about children’s speech, language and communication.

The Becow Report ~ A Review of Services for Children and Young People (0–19) with Speech, Language and Communication Needs

I CAN ~ I CAN is the children’s communication charity. The charity are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world.

The Communication Trust ~ Working together they support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication. Their work focuses on supporting children and young people who struggle to communicate because they have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) as well as supporting all children and young people to communicate to the best of their ability.

SenDirect ~ In 2011 nine of the leading charities in the disability sector decided to start working in partnership in order to collaborate on the development of new products and services, to meet the growing and changing needs of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and their families. The SEND Consortium believed that together they could influence the development more effective and efficient services for families.

Dawn House School ~ Dawn House School is part of I CAN, the children’s communication charity. I CAN’s mission is to ensure is that no child should be left out or left behind because of a difficulty speaking or understanding.that no child who struggles to communicate is left out or left behind. Their vision is a world where all children have the communication skills they need to fulfil their potential. is a world where all children and young people who struggle to communicate receive the help they need so that they can have a happy childhood, make progress at school and thrive as adults. I CAN’s Dawn House School was opened in 1974 as a school for children with speech, language and communication needs. Dawn House School was awarded Specialist School Status for ‘communication and interaction’ by the DCSF in January 2007 and awarded an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating in 2014