Five tips for making speech and language fun this summer!
It’s the age-old question… My child gets bored easily – how do I make their speech and language activities fun again? Sophie shares her advice. Reading time: 3 minutes 21 seconds
The Parent Detectives
Have months of home learning resulted in increased parental awareness of SLCN? - and if so, how can this be used to its greatest effect?
The impact of the Covid-19 restrictions on children with SEND and their families
A new Ofsted report discusses the impact of the pandemic on the education and support available to children with SEND and their families.
The impact of vocabulary teaching using sound and meaning cues
Rose Brooks joined us at The Link Live Virtual Conference 2021 to discuss her research into the impact of vocabulary teaching using sound and meaning cues.
We support @RCSLT response to govt policy #BuildBackbetterSLT
For over 15 years, our evidence-based Language Link programmes offer a more joined up, whole school approach and will support all children, not just a small number of pupils in year R. As recommended by RCSLT. And our packages support local SLT services as they work with our community of 4000 schools.
Does dummy use affect children’s speech development?
With so much negative press around the use of dummies with toddlers, we look at what the evidence is of a link between using a dummy and children’s speech sound development.
A Review of The Link Live 2021: An SLCN Journey from 4-14 years
We had a fantastic time at our first ever virtual conference – The Link Live 2021. Did you miss it? Don’t worry, you can still watch on demand, find out how in the blog.
How do we identify children with SEND (including those with speech, language and communication needs)?
The classification of SEND (special educational needs and disability) applies to four in ten children at some point in their educational career, so it is important for us to get identification and support right. Yet, a new report points to a postcode lottery in terms of both identification and support for children in primary schools with SEND.
Supporting children and young people with SLCN to share their views.
The Big Ask survey has recently been launched, it aims to find out from children and young people what concerns them, what interests them and what they want to be different.
What can COVID 19 teach us about learning vocabulary?
Juliet Leonard, Speech and Language Therapist discusses the new words our children have learned during the pandemic, and the insights this gives for learning vocabulary.