Below are links to several charities and professional bodies that provide helpful support and resources. Click the name or the link to visit the website.
Afasic is charity that supports children and their parents living with speech and language impairment. There are useful parent’s forums where experienced parents can share their questions and ideas.
Information and resources about Dyspraxia/Developmental Co-ordination Disorder.
ICANis a UK charity for children with speech, language and communication needs. “2.7 million children in the UK struggle to communicate. In some parts of the UK, upwards of 50% of children are starting school with poor language skills. That means 2 to 3 students in every classroom.” There are some interesting links to their services including excellent courses for practitioners and parents.
Sentence Trouble is a pdf resource which indicates that 'at least 60% of young people in the youth justice system have communication needs'. This website highlights the link between communication difficulties and youth offending. It is aimed at anyone working with young people in and around the youth justice system, but is very interesting general reading for these recent research findings.