Early Years

Early Years

This site is for staff working with children in Early Years settings, offering helpful advice and strategies on how to support children who stammer.
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Introduction
As well as information on stammering, this resource offers simple strategies...
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How to help the child who stammers
What is stammering, what to do if you think a child is stammering, the importance...
Teacher and child
General principles of working with the child who stammers
The Demands and Capacities Model, and more on ways you can support the child...
Library
Learn more about stammering
Stammering has a physiological basis in the brain structure. It does not start...
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Speech and Language Therapy
Finding a therapist, collecting information for them, what happens when the...
Mum and child
What parents want from the Early Years setting
Providing an early years setting that parents will choose, and communicating...
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The Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice (SENDCOP)
Principles of SENDCOP and how to apply it to support children who stammer in...
EYFS
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and the child who stammers
Applying the guidance in the 'Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation...
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The Learning Environment
Including organisation, positive speaking experiences, speaking and listening,...
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Literacy
Developing pre-reading skills, and phonics skills where appropriate, at home...