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Early Years Screening Tools


See overview of Early Years Screening Tools


Early Years Screening

If you are at home with your child and have been advised that you need to do a check of their current communication skills, please watch this video and use the ‘Early Years Language Screening Tool’ and try the activities with your child.
Once you have done this, please have a look at our ‘top tips’ and the ‘Early Years Intervention tools’ page for activities that you can do.  If you are unsure what to do next having looked at this, please contact our parent advice line

Speech Sounds Screening Video

If you are concerned about your child’s speech sounds, please use the ’speech sound screen’ below. The short video demonstrates how to carry this out.

You can check their speech sound development against the expected developmental milestones in Appendix 1 of the 'Speech Sound Screen'.

If your child’s speech sounds are not developing as we would expect, try some of these activities 'Ultimate guide to phonological awareness' You can also contact us on our parent advice line

Screening tools

Referrals from Early Years Settings will need to use one of the following screening tools