Resources to help you while you wait to see a Speech & Language Therapist and for use with children already seeing a Speech & Language Therapist


Helping your child understand Coronavirus:

Coronavirus social story

Coronavirus widget symbols

Impact of current situation on EHC / SEND / Schools:

Devon Information Advice and Support –

Devon’s Family Information Service for Children with Additional Needs (Signpost Plus) –

What can I do to help my child while we are at home?

Advice and activities for developing speech and language at home –

Video clips that talk through supporting speech sounds: – this covers all sounds.  Great for encouraging speech sounds in very little children  covers how speech sounds develop, by what age, typical substitutions and how to support talks about supporting children through modelling not correcting – this one looks at how to correct a child’s speech sounds in a supportive way– probably more appropriate for an older child (5+) – this one covers early, middle and late sounds (more about development)

General interaction and information:

Tiny Happy people – advice and activities for children up to age 5 –

Hungry Little Minds Campaign- resources and top tips aimed at parents/carers –

Words for Life from the National Literacy Trust- aimed at parents/carers of children aged 0-11yrs –



Signing Hands for learning Makaton signs with children –

Daily Makaton videos for songs –

Visual Support resources:

Timetable visuals

Now and Then Board

Autism specific resources:

National Autistic Society – coronavirus specific advice for parents –

Gina Davies Autism Centre Facebook page. Videos demonstrating Attention Autism aimed at parents implementing the programme at home –

Social skills games for children with ASD – free downloadable resources

Autism Speaks – a range of information and advice for parents –

Helpful advice and tips for parents –