This is an Early Support information resources on speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and explains the issues that can be caused by SLCN and places that you can go to for help and information. In the resource you will find information about the challenges surrounding all stages of life from early years, school years and transition into adulthood.
Also discussed is the different ways that you and your child can be affected by SLCN and what you can do to help. If you are at the beginning stages of finding out about SLCN this resource will give you some helpful information about identification and diagnosis. If you know your child has SLCN, the resource might be able to give you some additional information about planning your next steps.