Resources for SLTs

The following external resources have been recommended by RCSLT members and staff — SLTs may find them useful when navigating the changing working environment brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have a resource that you think would be useful, please email

Please ensure to check the advice offered via these links is appropriate to your country and context. 

Children and young people

Children’s guide to coronavirus Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for children, families and professionals

Emerging Minds: Supporting children and young people with worries and anxiety regarding COVID-19 

The Sensory Projects: COVID-19 Educational Resources

Moor House School and College: SHAPE CODING app available for a limited period

Who cares? Scotland: Support for young people regarding COVID-19 

Sheffield's Children's NHS Trust: Coronavirus resources for children and families

University of Oxford and University of Reading: Supporting children and young people with worries about COVID-19


PrAACtical Resources: Dealing with the Covid-19 Pandemic for people with Augmentative and alternative communication (ACC) 

Speaking space: Coronavirus and staying safe - Makaton version  

La Trobe University (Australia): Healthcare Communication Support Resources - including COVID-19 

Patient Provider Communication (US): Supporting communication for people with COVID-19

Ear, nose and throat

The British Laryngological Society: Guidance for ear, nose and throat (ENT) clinical staff  

Easy-read resources

Access Easy English: (Australia) COVID-19 Easy English resources

Beyond Words: Beating the virus - easy communication short story

Coronavirus (COVID-19) easy to understand video guide

Simple social distancing timetable (from University of Sheffield student Hayley Smith)


Health Education England (HEE): A free coronavirus (COVID-19) elearning programme for the health and care workforce 

General resources  

CHAIN: Online resources suggested by members of NHS support network CHAIN

UK Coronavirus poster set: Free download

Learning disabilities 

Royal College of Nursing (RCN): COVID-19: Advice for you and your client

Council for Intellectual Disability (Australia): Staying safe from Coronavirus

Older people

The British Geriatrics Society: Resources on coronavirus and older people 


Welsh Government: Distance learning in schools


Virtual placements group for pre-registration SLTs

Telehealth, remote working and remote service delivery

Resources for online working from the Facilitators for Pandemic Response group (continually updated) 

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP): Remote service delivery information (now publicly accessible) 

Computers in Therapy Clinical Excellence Network (CIT CEN): Toolkit for SLTs using technology in therapy

Barnsley Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:Videos demonstrating how to carry out a practical tasks with equipment provided by the trust