1. Family hubs
  2. Support for families
  3. Speech and language support

Speech and language support

If you are worried about your child’s development in speech and language, we offer activities to help.

Support in family hubs

Babbling babies

This activity is for babies aged 0 to 12 months and their parents. It includes singing, mirrors and bubbles, peek-a-boo and sharing stories.

Early words

A fun activity for children aged 1 to 2 years and their parents. Learn new words, play games, sing, share stories and blow bubbles. 

Parent and child signing

Learn how to teach your baby or child key signs to support communication. This class is suitable for age 6 months to 5 years and any child with additional needs.

Small beginnings 

If you are worried about your child’s development in communication, interaction and play skills, this course is for you. It is a 4 or 6 week course for parents of children aged 0 to 5 years.

How to book

To book the sessions above, fill in our booking enquiry form.

If your child has additional needs (diagnosed or undiagnosed) you can also ask your health visitor to refer you. To contact your health visiting team:

Phone: 01323 463204

Email: esht.hv-duty@nhs.net

To find out more about all the sessions we run, visit activities and courses.

Support at home

We also offer support at home called Toddler talk.

These play sessions give tips on how to improve your child's communication skills. Talk to your health visitor to find out more:

Phone: 01323 463204

Email: esht.hv-duty@nhs.net