Practitioner zone

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We offer excellent support and training for Early Years Practitioners and Teachers. This includes free termly Language Lead Networks and ‘New to the role’ Networks for identified Language Leads in Early Years Settings across Nottinghamshire. We also offer training through our Talking Together Traded Service on a range of speech, language, and communication topics. Explore the menu to the right of the page to find out more.

Referral information

Home Talk is for children aged 22 months to 2 years 6 months who are not yet using many words but can listen, follow instructions, and play with adults. A Home Talk worker can offer fun home visits for children and their grown ups to share ideas about talking together. Take a look at our video, What is Home Talk? - YouTube, or our leaflet to find out more about Home Talk, or contact Language for Life on to find out if this service would benefit your child.


The Specialist Speech and Language Therapy service is available to children and young people (0-18 years) who meet service entry criteria.

Anyone can refer to Speech Language Therapy, as long as they have the parents’ or carers’ consent.

For queries please contact us on: 0300 1233387

To make a referral, complete and send our SLT referral form[docx] 120KB and Referral checklist.pdf[doc] 161KB (if you wish to print out the referral form and complete it by hand, please use this version: SLT referral form for printing.pdf[docx] 114KB).

If you are a school sending a referral, please send the referral via a password protected email to:




Contact information

For questions about Home Talk email: 

For more information about Specialist Speech and Language Therapy services contact: 0300 1233387



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