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Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Room 238, Civic Centre, Castle Street
Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8AN
T: 01685 727400

Early Language Development

The Early Language Team works closely with parents as partners to try and ensure that all children start school with the ability to talk clearly and be understood.

All children within Flying Start are screened using the WellComm Speech & Language toolkit at 18 months, 2 years and 3 years of age. This allows parents and professionals to better understand and support children's speech, language and communication needs.

Every Flying Start child can access an Early Language group to develop their language skills through stories, rhymes, craft activities and lots more.

 We offer a range of programmes including: 

  • Let’s Talk with your baby;
  • Star Talkers;
  • Talking Tots;
  • Chatterbox.

Additional support can also be accessed through the Flying Start Speech & Language therapist.


Last updated: July 2019