Our thoughts: Speech and Language (3)
Could poor communication skills be holding students back in maths?
With hundreds of pupils starting school with poor speech and language skills and even more children struggling with basic social skills, there is no wonder we are seeing the..
How to help your child develop their speech and language skills
When your child’s speech or communication skills are not developing at the same rate as other children their age it can be a concern. Mable Therapy provides Adult-Child..
Schools Guide to Online Speech & Language Services
Why do we need this guide? Several weeks into our third lockdown and from what I have heard from parents you are doing an amazing job shifting from the classroom to an online..
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..
I’m a child with autism: get me out of here!
This year we have seen Anne Hegerty (aka The Governess) join the jungle! Anne received a diagnosis of Aspergers, a form of Autism, in 2003 at the age of 45. Aspergers can make..
How Speech, Language and Communication difficulties ‘Made a Murderer’
I’m sure I am not the only person who is heartbroken by the plight of Brendan Dassey on Netflix’s documentary series ‘Making a Murderer’. Watching season 2 of the Netflix..
A Guide to Vocabulary Teaching: Part 1
As every teacher knows, vocabulary knowledge is key. A student who has an extensive vocabulary tends to be able to follow instructions more successfully, write more interesting..
Does Speech Therapy Online Actually Work?
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..
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..
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..