Our thoughts: Speech and Language
What do Speech and Language Therapists Do?
When looking into getting help for a child, it can be difficult to know who to approach for advice. It can be hard to identify what the problem is, which makes it harder still to..
Is My Child Developmentally Behind?
As parents, life is full of worries about our children. When they're babies, we worry when they don’t seem to stop crying and whether they are getting enough milk. As they get..
Using Visual Support at Home: An Overview
As a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT), I often recommend parents and schools use visual support as it can benefit so many children. I am aware however, that ‘visual support’ is..
Helping Your Autistic Child to Have Fun on Holiday!
Holidays can be a stressful experience for a child with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). Children with ASC thrive on routine and familiarity and going on holiday means your child..
Support your Child's Development with Joint Attention
You hear a sound in the distance and point as you say "look, a train!", whilst waiting for your child to look and follow your line of focus. When blowing bubbles, you and your..
How To Help Your Autistic Child Make Friends
Friendships and social interactions are important to children. It gives them a sense of belonging, teaches valuable social skills and enables them to have fun playing with other..
5 ways to help your child listen
Attention and listening skills are essential for school success. Children who can listen attentively and respond effectively to their teacher's directions tend to have an easier..
The BETTS are off - we won! 🏆
Mable Therapy are delighted to announce that we’ve won the 2022 BETT Award for SEND resources, products and services. 🎉 Mable Therapy was doing online therapy before it was cool...
Help your child have better conversations with their friends
Making and keeping friends is complicated. You need to be able to communicate well with them. If your child has trouble expressing themselves or understanding social cues, they..
Getting Your Child with Speech and Language Needs School Ready
The transition from pre-school to primary school can be a daunting time for any child, but for children with speech, language and communication needs, it can be especially..