Dalriada Rural Sure Start

Come with us for a Sure Start

Speech and Language

HOW DO WE MEET OUR AIMS?

  • Speech and Language Support

COURSES

 HANEN – YOU MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

A FREE and FUN 9 week programme for parents to help encourage their child’s speech, language and communication skills.  FREE toy every week and crèche provided! (For parents of 1 – 2 year olds)

 

 

 

 

 

ELKLAN-‘LETS TALK WITH THE UNDER 5’s’

 

 

 

 

 

Elklan ‘Lets talk with the under 5’s’ is a 7 week course for parents and carers to help encourage and develop speech and language skills.  (For parents of 2-4 year olds)

You will learn about –

  • What is communication,
  • Adult-child interaction,
  • Play – the link between play and language,
  • Understanding language,
  • Using words and sentences,
  • Asking questions and sharing books and
  • Helping children with unclear speech. 

*This is an accredited course which means if you choose you can record your ideas, observations and activities in a booklet. You can gain a certificate from the Open College Network.  This could help you with employment opportunities.*

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SUPPORT

Hi! My name is Emma and I am a Speech and Language Therapist with Dalriada Sure Start.

My job involves providing:

  • Training courses for parents, staff and early years workers including Hanen – You Make the Difference and Elklan – Let’s Talk with Under 5s (For more information look under ‘courses)
  • Speech and Language support in the two year old programmes
  • Visits to Parent and Toddler groups to offer speech and language advice to parents
  • Speech and Language groups in playgroups and nurseries.
  • Home visits to offer speech and language support and advice.

If you have any questions or queries about your child’s speech and language skills, I would love to hear from you!

CONTACT DETAILS:

Tuesday & Wednesday                

Dalriada Rural Sure Start                              

  028 207 30444                                          

emma.brown@dalriadaruralsurestart.org.uk     

Thursday & Friday

Coleraine Sure Start

   028 703 45918/ 21032

emma@colerainesurestart.org.uk