Welcome to Sound Communities

Sound Communities aims to highlight some of the commonalities between music practice and speech, language and communication practice, and to provide early years professionals with tools, approaches and methods to support all children, including those with speech, language and communication needs.

Music, speech and communication

Music, speech and communication

Exploring the link between music and speech, language and communication

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Practical tips and strategies

Practical tips and strategies

Give some of these ideas a try in your early years setting

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References and further reading

References and further reading

Find out more about the link between music and communication here

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Sound Communities is a CPD project building communities of practice in early years music and speech and language across London, Luton, Essex and East Sussex. This short video explains some more about the project and gives the opportunity to hear directly from some early years practitioners who have already taken part about their experiences and the impact for children in their settings