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FAQ Factsheets

We know that each child and situation is different. But we also know that there are some questions that come up again and again. Our team of speech & language therapists have written the I CAN Help Factsheets, based on our most frequently asked questions from parents, carers and practitioners. Take a look at the downloadable Factsheets below for information on a wide variety of topics.

What is Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)?

What is Verbal Dyspraxia?

What is a lisp and what can I do to help?

What is Glue Ear?

My child is stammering. How can I help?

My child isn't talking clearly. What can I do?

My child is learning to speak English as an additional language. How can I help?

What is Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)?

What are the top 10 Toys for the Development of Communication Skills?

How can I help my baby's language to develop?

How can I help my child to lean new words?

What can I do to help if my child has speech, language & communication needs (SLCN)?

What is a communication supportive environments?

What are visual timelines and how do they help?

How can I help my child to make communication easier?

What apps can I use to support speech, language & communication skills?

How can books help my child's language?

How are language and mental health connected?

How can I explain my child's speech, language & communication needs (SLCN) to their siblings?

What's the link speech, language, communication & literacy?

How can I help my child with dealing with changes?

How can I help my child who isn't talking at nursery?

Talk Together


A booklet from I CAN which contains information on supporting children's speech and language. 

Click here to download, or order these from the I CAN online shop here.


Small Talk


This booklet will provide information about what helps children aged 0-5 learn to talk and listen, whether they are on the right track and what to do if the parents have concerns about their child. Produced in partnership with BT, Hello sponsor.

Click here to download or order from the I CAN online shop here.

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