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Talk To Your Baby


Talk To Your Baby produces a range of downloadable resources to support practitioners and provide easy access to materials that can be used to support the parents and families you work with. These include Quick tips, Communicating through music, Talk to Me and many more. You can browse the full list using the links below or use our search facility above.

Our links section provides information for practitioners on a wide range of subjects related to early language development, and where to go for further information, including organisations and websites as well as materials to buy or download.

Please email us if you cannot find what you need, you feel there should be more information on certain topics or you would like to share how you are using our resources.

For activities and games see early years resources.

Source Description Date

  • NLT Talk To Your Baby  Change and Chat - quick tips
    Nappy times are communication times. This resource provides tips to help parents make the most of this time, right from birth.
    4 Jul 2012
  • NLT - Talk To Your Baby  Strategy Guidance Paper
    Our guidance paper for developing a strategic approach to speech, language and communication in the early years has been updated with all the latest evidence and practice.
    7 Mar 2011
  • NLT - Talk To Your Baby  Talk To Your Baby 2010 Conference report: Smile, Talk and Listen: doing our best for babies
    A summary of the 2010 conference.
    5 Nov 2010
  • NLT - Talk To Your Baby  Your baby is amazing
    A resource to help parents understand the importance of early communication in healthy brain development.
    3 Aug 2010
  • NLT - Talk To Your Baby  Talk To Your Baby poster
    An A4 colour poster/flyer promoting the benefits of communicating with young children.
    4 Mar 2010
  • NLT - Talk To Your Baby  Theories
    A selection of theories about how young children acquire and develop language.
    26 Feb 2010
  • NLT - Talk To Your Baby  TTYB 2010 conference
    Details about the 2010 Talk To Your Baby Conference: 'Smile, Talk and Listen: doing our best for babies'
    25 Feb 2010
  • NLT - Talk To Your Baby  Buggies
    TTYB resources for professionals: full details about Talk To Your Baby's buggy campaign, including the background research, response from the sector and the imapct of the campaign.
    25 Feb 2010
  • NLT - Talk To Your Baby  Buggy research - manufacturers' responses
    A selection of manufacturers' responses to TTYB's buggy campaign.
    25 Feb 2010
  • NLT - Talk To Your Baby  Buggy research - latest campaign news
    Latest development in Talk To Your Baby's campaign for parent-facing buggies.
    25 Feb 2010

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