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How do you measure the impact of speech and language therapy?

When “he’s doing really well” just doesn’t cut the mustard. Here’s the thing, without evaluation, it is impossible to know whether an intervention is having a positive impact on..

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Supporting communication in children with behavioural difficulties

Can I be totally honest with you? The following advertisement released earlier this year for a school “detention director” mortified me.

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Why Everyone is Talking about Telepractice – Speech and Language Therapy Online.

With the dust settling after Bett 2018 we all left with one clear message ringing in our ears – “technology is the future”. It’s not just in teaching that innovations are..

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Behaviour is a Form of Communication

Think about this for a moment, 60% of all communication is nonverbal. This means the body language we use, the facial expressions, the gestures are all communicating for us, even..

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The Impact of Auditory Memory on Language Development

Almost everything we do involves speech, language and communication. Everyday activities like learning, sorting out problems, having a conversation, getting a job, making friends..

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How do pupils learn to read?

The strategies for success Learning to read and write is something all of us have gone through and will be a key point of learning for every child. I don’t know about you but the..

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Walk your child to communicative success

It’s National Walk to School month! Even though there are much warmer months for yourself and your little ones to venture into the great outdoors, October welcomes Autumn with its..

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Is my child really school ready? A guide to expected communication levels for school starters

It’s exciting to send your little one off in their uniform for the first time, but when your child starts primary school it can also feel bittersweet. You can make sure they are..

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Parent Child Interaction: The tools to support your child’s speech and language

So, after months of waiting you and your child have been invited to attend a Speech Therapy appointment. When your toddler’s speech or understanding is a little bit behind others..

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English as an Additional Language (EAL) or a Speech, Language and Communication Need (SLCN)?

Teaching children with English as an additional language (EAL) is not new for schools in the UK, but it still presents many challenges for lots of teachers. Children with EAL are..

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