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Speech and language develops gradually as children grow. Click on one of these ages to find out what children can achieve at that developmental stage.


Good speaking and listening skills are crucial; children need them to do well at school and to make friendships. Much later on, good communication skills are vital for their careers, as well as their all-round well being.

Explore our website and discover what we can all do to help our children’s language skills grow and how you can get further help, information and support, if you need it. To make things easier for you we have added some quick links shown in pink throughout the site- hope they help!

Come on - let’s get Nottinghamshire talking together!