The Communication Trust

The Communication Trust is a coalition of over 50 not-for-profit organisations. Working together we support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication.


 I CAN is the children’s communication charity They are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world.

Talking Point

I CAN’s Talking Point offers information to help you understand and support children and young people’s speech, language and communication.

Talking Point is here to help parents who are concerned about their child’s development. They  also provide information to help the children’s workforce support children with speech, language and communication needs.


Afasic was founded in 1968 as a parent-led organisation to help children and young people with speech and language impairments and their families. They provide information and training for parents – and professionals – and produce a range of publications. Members meet in local groups in many areas of the UK.

Ace Centre

Ace Centre is a registered charity providing support for people with complex communications difficulties. They offer assessment, training and information services across England, with a focus on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technology (AT), delivered by their multi-disciplinary team of specialist teachers, occupational therapists, speech & language therapists with the support of technical and administrative staff.

Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children

The MPC helps children, young people and adults who stammer through individually-tailored therapy delivered by highly experienced specialists.

Action for Stammering Children

Based in the Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children (MPC), a key partner of the Charity, they commission the MPC to deliver specialist assessments and therapies that change the lives of children and young people who stammer. They also coordinate various projects across the country aimed at boosting the confidence of young people who stammer, and allowing them to have a voice in the direction of the Charity.

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

The RCSLT support speech and language therapists by providing leadership, setting professional standards, facilitating research and promoting better education and training.

If you require support with SEND or would like further questions answered call us on 0845 838 2921 or email

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