Useful Sources of Information and Support
You can sign up for a weekly email newsletter personalised to your baby’s age here.
This is a free online advice service from the Department of Health which helps first-time parents care for their babies.
Inspiring a love of books in every child. A national programme that encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with their children from as early an age as possible.
An independent national charity which encourages people of all ages and cultures to discover and enjoy reading.
Includes a section for parents on understanding and supporting their child’s language development.
An independent charity set up to enhance the value and quality of family life. Working to support parents in bringing up their children, to promote the wellbeing of families and to make society more family friendly.
A wide range of free downloadable resources to encourage parents and carers to talk more to children from birth to three.
I CAN works to support the development of speech, language and communication skills in all children with a special focus on those who find this hard; children with speech, language and communication needs.
The Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP) offers ides and activities for parents to support their child’s learning at home.
The ‘first stop’ for parents and carers for information on speech and language difficulties in children.
Links for extra advice on learning:
The NSPCC online magazine for parents with young children with ideas and advice.
Downloadable handouts to help parents support their child’s health development and growing brain.
A range of ways to help support your child’s education.
Downloadable learning aids to help your child to learn at home
There is more information about Family Learning Programmes here.