Supporting Children’s Speech, Language and Communication Development - A whole system approach

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Webinar resources from the Supporting Children’s Speech, Language and Communication Development (SLC) - A whole system approach WCYPF Webinar, which was hosted on Wednesday 06 December 2023.  These resources will be available until Tuesday 31 December 2024.

Webinar Details

The Women, Children, Young People and Families (WYCYPF) team in NHS Education for Scotland (NES) are delighted to be hosting a webinar focussing on supporting children’s speech, language, and communication development.

This webinar aimed to:

  • Explore current context and factors impacting on children’s speech language and communication development in Scotland
  • Increase awareness of approaches to support children’s early speech, language, and communication development
  • Improve awareness of national initiatives and approaches to support early speech, language, and communication development


  • Glenn Carter
    • Head of RCSLT Scotland Office, Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • Louise Steel
    • Team Lead, Early Speech, Language and Communication Team, Education Scotland
  • Leonie Hunter
    • Public Health Intelligence Advisor, Public Health Scotland
  • Helena Barrett-Duncan
    • Community Engagement Manager, Scottish Booktrust
  • Roz Coe
    • Early Years Training and Development Manager, Scottish Booktrust

Target audience:

  • Practitioners who work with children, young people and families

This webinar was recorded, which can be accessed below with webinar resources.


Presentation Slides

PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentations, which were shown at the webinar. Please click on download to view.

Webinar Recording