www.ican.org.uk
A charity which works to support the development of speech, language & communication in all children

www.afasic.org.uk
The UK charity which supports children and young people with speech, language & communication impairments & their parents & carers.

www.talkingpoint.org.uk
A charity set up by ICAN, AFASIC & RCSLT.  This website is full of information for parents and education professionals – ‘The first stop for children’s communication’.

www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk
Supports individuals & families affected by developmental dyspraxia.

www.makaton.org
The official website for MAKATON, a signing system widely used with a variety of children with communication difficulties.

www.hanen.org
The Hanen Centre – parent child interaction.

Both RCSLT and ASLTIP set professional standards and guidelines for practising SLTs to work within.

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The Health Professionals Council (HPC)
By law all Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs) must be registered with the HPC. The HPC keeps a register of all allied health professionals who meet its standards for training, professional skills, behaviour and health.

Check that your SLT is registered with the HPC by clicking on the link below.

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The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
The RCSLT is the professional body that represents qualified SLTs in the UK and Ireland. To be a member of RCSLT a therapist has been issued with a licence to practise after completion of an accredited degree course.

The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)

ASLTIP is the professional body for those SLTs who work independently.

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