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Language Launchpad

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Welcome to Language Launchpad

An initiative of the Oxford Craniofacial Unit Speech and Language Therapy Team, Language Launchpad is a collection of evidence-based resources created to develop the language and communication skills of children approaching school age (generally aged 3-5 years) through interactive reading. All activities have been designed and written by our Craniofacial Specialist Speech and Language Therapists.


Choose a story book (one of your own, or one from our resources section).

  1. Pick a Launchpad Card (suitable for any book) or a Rocket Card (specific to the books listed)
  2. Watch the matching video
  3. Read the story with your child, and link in the advice from your Launchpad or Rocket Card

Join us on our social media platforms to see the videos, and to join our growing community of parents using Language Launchpad for tips, advice and feedback from other families.

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Language Launchpad is an initiative of the Oxford Craniofacial Unit Speech and Language Therapy Team.

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