Some children and young people have difficulties communicating. Many children under 5 need some help in developing skills. If you have concerns about a child's communication and language you can contact: 

In Kingston 

Amy Gee, Appointment and Referrals Coordinator

Phone (020) 8274 7814 or Email

Further information about the service and resources can be found here:

Speech and Language Early Years 

Early Years Team leaflet

ASD Sensory Leaflet

Modelling leaflet

Speech Sound Development leaflet

In Richmond

Georgina Brown - Speech and Language Therapist - 020 8614 5456‚Äč
Vanessa Gordon - Pre School Services Lead - 020 8614 5471

Speech and Language Therapy Children Richmond

Speech and Language Therapy information leaflet for parents and carers

 Useful tools

SaLT Surveillance Checklist

ECAT Child Monitoring Tool

Speech and Language Resources

Tips for talking - 6 to 12 months - (opens  pdf)

Tips for talking - 12 to 18 months - (opens a pdf)

Tips for talking - 18 months to 2 years - (opens a pdf)

Tips for talking - 2 years to 3 years - (opens a pdf)

Tips for talking - 3 years to 4 years - (opens a pdf)

What a typical child will be doing at 2 to 3 years - (opens a pdf)

My child hears more than one language - what should I do - (opens a pdf)

Tips for helping with speech sounds - (opens a pdf)

Stages of Speech and Language Development  - (opens a pdf)

Top techniques to develop children's speech and language (opens a pdf)

When sounds get muddled - (opens a pdf)

Using TV and Tablets - (opens a pdf)