Options in pre-school providers
Every parent needs to consider which type of childcare is most suited to their personal situation. When a child stammers or, because of a family history you have a concern that stammering could develop, you need to factor in the need for your chosen provider to be interested in stammering, to have, or be prepared to acquire, information about it, to be willing to liaise with you and any speech and language therapist involved regularly.
What types of childcare are available to parents?
Nurseries and other daycare facilities
Nannies and home-based carers
Read the details of these different types of care before you decide what type you want for your child.
The first step
Find out what is available in your area
Call ChildcareLink on 0800 096 02 96 for the telephone number of your local Children's Information Service (CIS). The CIS holds up-to-date lists of the majority of local childcare and education services with useful information such as opening hours, age restrictions, parking facilities and costs You can be sure of safety and standards as registered childcarers or places on the lists are regularly checked by the Office of Standards in Education (OFSTED). More services are providing more than just childcare, many offer a range of health, parental and family services too, in support of the whole local community. You may want to check whether a service provides regular contact with speech and language therapy services.
Help with costs
Free Early Years Education
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