Communication difficulties

Resources to support children with communication impairments

Communication is crucial to playing and learning. Here are some resources to support children with additional communication needs.

Communication resources

Communication passports (Word download) 
Communication passports offer a simple practical guide about the non-verbal child, so people can quickly understand their needs.

Play Talks 
The importance of play and early communication skills for all children.

Food Talks 
Inclusion of children with feeding difficulties.

Read communication tips from our online community.

Communication support in school

Take a look at Learning Together, a toolkit to support disabled children in mainstream education.

Other organisations that can help with communication impairments

Inclusion of children and young adults with speech and language impairments.

Breaking Through with You
Specialist counselling service for disabled people, particularly those with speech and communication difficulties.

Aids to Communication in Education
Help and support for children who have complex physical and communication difficulties.

Sequal Trust
Bridging the communication gap for disabled people.

Contact our helpline

Communication falls into the same category as food, drink and shelter – it is essential for life.
Anne McDonald Campaigner