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How to get your child interested in doing speech and language activities at home

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Why won’t my teenager communicate with me?

Now we are all locked inside due to Covid-19, it’s fair to say your teenager may be driving you up the wall! They may be sitting in their room, ignoring your attempts to chat with..

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5 ways to support your children through Corona-anxiety.

Life in lockdown   When Boris Johnson announced the government’s decision to close schools, it certainly divided opinion in my house. My eldest child thought all his Christmases..

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Supporting speech and language development during lockdown

Activities to support communication skills with children – no special toys needed!

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Dyslexia and Speech & Language Therapy?

Isn’t dyslexia that thing that makes it hard for people to read and write? So what has that got to do with speech and language therapy? Good Question! The definition of dyslexia..

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5 things teachers ask me about Auditory Memory

Difficulties with Auditory memory can have a significant impact on a pupil’s ability to attend and learn at the same rate as the rest of their class. I have worked as a speech and..

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Listen Up! Advice on hearing, listening and processing auditory information

Learning to listen & listening to learn It’s deaf awareness week, so I wanted to shed some light on how important our listening environment is for learning. Not just for hearing..

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A Guide to Vocabulary Teaching: Part 2

  The second part in a series of 3 blogs about vocabulary teaching: the ‘how’ and the ‘who’  How? – how do we begin to teach children the vocabulary needed to engage in all..

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The Forgotten Children Scandal – A Review

  On the 18th July 2018, the House of Commons Education Committee put together their review of alternative provisions (APs) in the UK and the difficulties around providing..

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Eating disorders: Are they what we thought?

National Eating Disorders Awareness week has arrived and this year it is themed “Come as you are” which is about opening up the eating disorders conversation and raising our..

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