WellComm is fantastic in making sure no child’s needs are missed. The activities are so directed to their age group that we often find children completely engaged, even those who have been a little reticent in class.
Beccie Hawes, Rushall’s Inclusion Advisory support team

WellComm Quick Reference Guide

  • Age Range: 6 months-6 years
  • Suitable for: Early Years Practitioners, SENCOs, Teaching Assistants, Nursery Workers and Speech and Language Therapists
  • Test duration: 10-15 minutes
  • Test format: Paper
  • COMING SOON! WellComm Primary (for 6-11 years) will be available in June. For further information, please contact interest@gl-assessment.co.uk


WellComm: A Speech and Language Toolkit for Screening and Intervention in the Early Years: Revised Edition plays a crucial role in identifying children with potential language difficulties and offers a range of customised intervention activities to help support their language development.

Easy to administer and score, the screening tool uses a unique traffic light system to help practitioners understand the child’s current level of speech and language and to provide a pathway for action, ensuring every child gets the support they need.

Consider referral to a specialist service for further advice/assessment

Extra support and intervention required

No intervention currently required


Over 150 photocopiable intervention activities are available, all designed to be fun, friendly and engaging to help improve language skills, whatever the age or ability of the child. These, as well as the Supporting Language at Home CD can also be shared with parents to increase parental engagement.


Why use WellComm?

  • Identify children in need of referral or support
  • Provide tailored intervention strategies for all children
  • Assess children’s communication skills on entry to nursery and school
  • Measure progress throughout


With 1 in 10 children under 5 years of age experiencing some degree of difficulty in learning language and communication skills, early identification is crucial. To help achieve this, WellComm Toolkit's clear and easy-to-use record forms enable the screening process to be carried out quickly and efficiently.

WellComm: Improving communication skills from the very beginning

WellComm could help us achieve our targets by showing the starting point of children’s communication and then showing the impact our work has on progress

WellComm: Helping under 5s ‘talk to learn’ at South Staffordshire Children’s Centres

Ensure staff are confident in identifying and supporting children with speech and language difficulties as early as possible